Saturday, October 10, 2009

Fatal Crash on Dry Buck Road near Gardena

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

For Immediate Release: 10/10/09 5:29 am
Contact: Trooper Ketchum

On October 09,2009 at approximately 8:50 pm, The Idaho State Police responded to one vehicle fatality crash on Dry Buck Road by Cut off Road, near Gardena. Stevi Thurman, 23, of Boise was traveling on a gravel road in a Dodge Dakota pickup southbound on Dry Buck by Cut off Road. For unknown reasons, Thurman lost control of the vehicle and rolled down an embankment. Thurman died on scene of the crash. Michael Brunson, 23, of Emmett and Derik Thayer, 22, of Emmett were the passengers and were lifeflighted to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise with serious injuries.
Speed and alcohol are believed to be a factor in this crash. None of the subjects were wearing seatbelts. Crash is still under investigation at this time. Trooper Ketchum was assisted by Trooper Avery and Boise County Sheriff' Office.