Monday, September 17, 2012

Final update to fatality crash near Bliss

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

For Immediate Release: 09/17/12 at 5:00 pm
Please direct questions to the District Office


The next of kin of the passenger has been notified. The passenger was Hugo Silva-Avalos, 26, of Idaho Falls.


On Sunday, September 16, 2012, at approximately 9:24 pm, Idaho State Police investigated a one vehicle fatality crash on Interstate 84 near Bliss.

Oscar Hernandez-Ramirez, 28, of Caldwell, was driving west on Interstate 84 in a 1994 Honda Accord. Oscar drove off the road way and overcorrected causing the vehicle to roll. Oscar was ejected from the vehicle and succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the crash. His passenger died at scene as well. The passenger was wearing a seatbelt.

Interstate 84 was blocked for approximately 3 hours.

The passenger's name will be released at a later time.