Friday, May 17, 2013

Injury crash near Dubois

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Idaho State Police
District 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
(208) 525-7377 FAX: (208) 525-7294

For Immediate Release: 05/17/2013 at 7:39 pm

On May 17, 2013 at approximately 1:26 pm, the Idaho State Police investigated an injury crash on County 91 N at 60 W, near Dubois. Hagen Hurst, 19 of Lima, Montana, was southbound on County 91 N in a 1997 Ford F350 pickup. Hurst failed to negotiate a curve and went off the right shoulder. Hurst came back on the road, overcorrected and went off the right side of the road, where the vehicle overturned. Samantha Springer, 20 of Dillon, Montana, was a passenger in the vehicle.

Springer's seatbelt failed and she was ejected from the vehicle. Hagen was not wearing his seatbelt, but was not ejected from the vehicle. Springer was transported to the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center by ground ambulance. Hagen was not transported. Speed was a factor in the crash. This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.