Saturday, December 8, 2012

Crash East of Juniper Rest Area Claims One

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

For Immediate Release: 12/08/2012 at 3:30 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On December 8th, 2012, at approximately 8:15 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a fatal rollover crash on I84, east of the Juniper Rest Area. Michael Woodall, 54, of Bellevue was traveling eastbound in a red 2004 Ford F250, when he attempted to change lanes to pass a slower moving vehicle. Woodall lost control of the truck, traveled off the left shoulder of the road and overturned in the median. Woodall and his 11 year old daughter were trapped in the vehicle and had to be extricated. Rosa Woodall, 44, of Bellevue was transported via air ambulance to McCady Hospital in Ogden Utah and succumed to her injuries on the way to the hospital. Three other juvenile passengers in the truck were transported to Cassia Regional Medical Center by ground ambulance.

Michael Woodall was the only occupant wearing a seatbelt. Next of kin have been notified and the crash is still under investigation.