Monday, April 15, 2013

Fatal Crash in Minidoka County

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District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
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For Immediate Release: 04/15/2013 11:55 PM
Please direct questions to the District Office

On April 15, 2013, at approximately 8:43 PM, the Idaho State Police investigated a fatal crash involving two vehicles on State Highway 25 at milepost 53.3. Brian Jensen, 19, of Rupert, was driving westbound on SH25 in a white 1992 Ford Econoline Van. Eyvonne Carter, 87, of Rupert, was traveling southbound in a white 2000 Oldsmobile Alero out of a private parking lot, attempting to turn eastbound onto SH25. Carter failed to yield to Jensen and Jensen's vehicle struck Carter's.

Carter succumbed to her injuries on scene. Jensen was uninjured and a juvenile passenger in Jensen's vehicle was transported by ground ambulance to Minidoka Memorial Hospital. Alcohol is not a factor in the crash and it is unknown if seatbelts were worn by all parties. The crash is still under investigation.