Saturday, March 27, 2010

One vehicle rollover claims one

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Idaho State Police
Region 5 5205 South 5th Ave.
Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2203
(208) 236-6466 FAX: (208) 233-7451

For Immediate Release: 03/27/2010 07:020 am
Contact: Trooper T. Nalder

On March 26, 2010 at approximately 7:51 pm, the Idaho State Police investigated a one-vehicle fatality crash northbound on Interstate 15 at milepost 26, near Downey. Lory McFarland, 38, of Roy, Utah, was northbound in a 2001 Mazda Millenia. The vehicle struck debris in the roadway causing the vehicle to roll, landing in the median. McFarland's passenger, Maquelle Madsen, 21 of Draper, Utah, was ejected from the vehicle and succumbed to her injuries at the scene. McFarland's second passenger, Whitney Hartley, 18, of Clinton, Utah, was transported by ground ambulance to Oneida County Hospital where she was treated and released. McFarland was transported by ground ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center with unknown injuries. Seatbelts were worn and alcohol is not a factor.

The crash is under investigation by Trooper Nalder.