Sunday, October 21, 2012

Two Vehicle Crash in Pocatello

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

For Immediate Release: 10/21/12 3:15 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Sunday, October 21, 2012, at approximately 11:30 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle crash on I15 at milepost 69, near the Clark St. exit in Pocatello, ID.

Jerry E. Brown, 77, of Rigby, ID, was traveling south on I15 in a semi pulling a cattle trailer. Karen S. Lainez, 35, of Blackfoot, ID, was merging onto I15 from exit 69 in a 1995 Chrysler Sebring. Lainez failed to yield, causing her vehicle to side-swipe the cattle trailer.

Lainez and her three passengers were transported by ground ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello, ID.