Monday, January 3, 2011

***Update*** One Vehicle Rollover Near Spencer Claims One

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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: 01/03/11 9:00 a.m.
Contact: Cpl. Scoggins


Next of kin notification has been made, the third passenger (deceased) was Gina Wiley, 23, of North Bend, WA.

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On January 2, 2011, at approximately 10:45 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a fatality crash on Interstate 15 at milepost 188 near Spencer. Brittany Marquardt, 22, of Myrtle Creek, OR, was driving southbound on snow covered and icy roads when she went off the right side of the road, struck a delineator post and overturned her 1996 Pontiac Grand Am, coming to rest on its top. She was wearing a seatbelt and was transported to Madison Memorial with non-life threatening injuries. The three passengers in the vehicle were not wearing their seatbelts, but were not ejected and two of the three passengers were also transported to Madison Memorial with non-life threatening injuries.

The third passenger succumbed to their injuries at the scene of the crash; however their name will not be released due to pending next of kin notification.

The crash is being investigated by Cpl. Scoggins with assistance from Cpl. Murdock, Clark County Sheriff's Office, and emergency response crews.