Thursday, July 1, 2010

Two vehicle crash east of Idaho Falls

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Idaho State Police
Region 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
(208) 525-7377 FAX: (208) 525-7294

For Immediate Release: 7/1/10 9:20 p.m.
Contact: Trooper Hiebert

On Thursday July 1, 2010, at approximately 2:29 p.m., Idaho State Police along with the assistance of Bonneville County, investigated a two-vehicle crash that occurred on US26 at 25th E, near Idaho Falls, blocking the intersection for an hour and a half. Stephen Olaveson, age 57 of Ucon, was headed westbound on US26 in his 2006 Chevrolet pickup and attempted to turn onto 25th East. Olaveson turned into the path of a 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer, being driven by Heather Wood, age 35 of Rigby. Wood was wearing her seatbelt and was not injured in the crash. Olaveson was not wearing his seatbelt and was transported to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center, where he was treated and released.