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Idaho State Police
Region 5 5205 South 5th Ave.
Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2299
(208) 236-6466 FAX: (208) 236-6068
For Immediate Release: 07/01/2010 10:00 a.m.
Contact: Lt. Gonzales
* UPDATE * CRASH INVESTIGATION FOLLOW UP:
On June 19, 2010, at approximately 0515 hours, the Idaho State Police and Bannock County Sheriff's Office began an investigation regarding an injury crash on East Fork Road, approximately 3 miles south of Mink Creek Road. Timothy Pease, 18 years of age, was driving a 1997 White Ford pickup northbound on East Fork Road, when he lost control of the vehicle, ran off the roadway, and hit a tree. Pease was arrested for aggravated DUI. Pease had three passengers in his vehicle at the time he lost control. All of the subjects were transported to Portneuf West Medical Center in Pocatello. One of the passengers received a serious injury.
The underage passengers in the vehicle were charged with illegal consumption of alcohol and driving while suspended. Anthony McBride was charged with four counts of providing alcohol to persons under 21 years of age.
The Idaho State Police want to remind everyone, "Don't Drink and Drive and Don't Provide Alcohol to Minors."
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Original Media Release:
On June 19, 2010, Idaho State Police, Pocatello Police Department and Bannock County Sheriff's Office investigated a one vehicle, injury crash that occurred on E. Fork Rd, 3 miles south of Mink Creek Rd. Police were notified of this crash at approximately 3:45 a.m. The actual time of the crash has not yet been determined.
Timothy W. Pease, 18, was driving a silver 1997 Chevrolet Tahoe northbound on E. Fork Rd. Pease had three passengers - Angelica S. Martinez, 19, was in the cab of the truck; riding in the bed of the truck were Adriana M. Martinez, 18, and Ragan M. Lowe, 20. All subjects are from Pocatello, ID. Pease lost control of the vehicle while going around a curve. The vehicle slid off of the road and struck a tree. Ragan M. Lowe jumped from the vehicle before the actual crash. All subjects were transported by a private vehicle to Portneuf West Medical Center in Pocatello, ID.
Timothy W. Pease was arrested and charged with aggravated DUI. The investigation is continuing.