Saturday, June 11, 2011

Fatal Crash At Red Cap Corner

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Region 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
Fax (208) 324-7897

For Immediate Release: 06/11/2011 07:09
Contact: Trooper Pohanka

On Saturday, June 11, 2011, at approximately 2:45 pm, the Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle fatality crash on US30 at Red Cap Corner near Kimberly, Idaho. Michael Mitchell, 63 of Kimberly, ID, was traveling southbound on 3500 E in a 1994 Nissan pickup. Jacob Udy, 28 of Twin Falls, ID, was traveling westbound on US30 in a 2001 Dodge pickup. Mitchell and Udy collided in the intersection of 3500 E and US30. Mitchell and Udy were transported to St Lukes Magic Valley Regional Medical Center in Twin Falls, ID. Mitchell succumbed to his injuries at the hospital. Weather and alcohol are not thought to be a factor in this crash. The road was closed for approximately 2 hours.

Trooper Pohanka was assisted by Kimberly Police Department and Twin Falls County. He was also assisted by Trooper Kilton, Corporal Bingham, Trooper Barrett and Sergeant Garcia. The crash is still under investigation at this time.