Monday, July 30, 2012

Two Vehicle Crash Ends In Fatality

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District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
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For Immediate Release: 7-30-2012 4:50pm

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On Monday, July 30, 2012, at 10:00 am, Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle fatality crash in Minidoka County. Marcus Newton, 30 from Rupert, was northbound on 400 West in a 2008 Dodge pickup. Kenny Stevenson, 24 from Paul, was westbound on 1100 North in a Polaris Ranger RZR. There is a yield sign on 1100 North at this intersection. Stevenson proceeded forward as Newton entered the intersection. Newton braked and swerved to avoid the collision but was unsuccessful. Stevenson was pronounced deceased at the scene. Newton was transported to Cassia Regional Medical Center by private vehicle, treated and released. Newton was not wearing his seat belt. It is unknown if Stevenson was wearing a seat belt. Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in this crash.
The crash is under investigation by Idaho State Police.

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