Thursday, October 29, 2009

Fatal Crash North of New Meadows

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Region 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford, Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
Fax (208) 846-7520

For Immediate Release: 10/29/09 11:50p.m.
Contact: Cpl Boll
On October 29, 2009 at approximately 7:34 p.m., Idaho State Police responded to a one-vehicle fatality crash northbound on US95 at mile marker 171, north of New Meadows.
William E. Kendrick, 68 of Bullhead, Arizona, was traveling southbound on US95 when he encountered ice and freezing rain.
Kendrick's vehicle went off the road and collided with an embankment causing it to rollover.
William died at the scene as a result of his injuries. His passenger Judy K. Kendrick, age 68 and also of Bullhead, Arizona, was transported to McCall Hospital to be treated for her injuries. Both were wearing their seatbelts and airbags were deployed.
The northbound lane of travel was blocked for several hours while crews worked to remove the wreckage.
The crash is still under investigation by Corporal Boll who was assisted by Trooper Anthony.