Monday, February 28, 2011

Fatal Crash in Blackfoot.

IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer

Idaho State Police
Region 5 5205 South 5th Ave.
Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2299
(208) 236-6466 FAX: (208) 236-6068

For Immediate Release: 02/28/2011 05:54 p.m.
Contact: Trooper Law

On Monday, February 28, 2011, at approximately 2:04 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a one vehicle fatality crash at Jewel Street and Camas Street in Blackfoot.

State Police reported that Joann Jensen, 64, of Blackfoot, Idaho was driving a school bus with 34 elementary school children traveling westbound on Jewel Street, when she likely suffered a medical condition which caused her to lose control and strike a power pole.

Jensen was transported to Bingham Memorial hospital by ground ambulance, where she was pronounced dead. None of the students were injured in the crash.