Monday, September 28, 2009

One-vehicle crash in Snake River Canyon

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Region 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID (208) 324-6000
Fax (208) 324-7897
For further information, contact Captain Kedrick Wills at (208)324-6000 or (208)736-3070

For Immediate Release: 09/28/09 9:45 p.m.
Contact: Tpr. Otto

At approximately 5:00 pm this evening, Idaho State Police and Jerome County Emergency Crews responded to a one-vehicle crash in the Snake River Canyon near the intersection of Golf Course Road and 600 S in Jerome County. The driver of a tan Chevrolet Suburban was traveling on Yingst Road. The vehicle went off the shoulder of the roadway for reasons which are still unknown, coming to rest at the bottom of the canyon. The driver was alone and died at scene. The name is not being released at this time until all notifications to the family have been made. The victim was wearing a seatbelt. The crash is still under investigation by Trooper Otto.