Tuesday, September 3, 2013

2 Vehicle Crash near Rockford --Updated to Fatality Crash

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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: 9/3/2013 10:30 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

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On September 3, 2013, at approximately 5:55 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle fatality crash on State Highway 39 at milepost 43, near Rockford. A 2013 Chevrolet Cruze, driven by John Floyd, 20 of Deep Run, North Carolina, failed to yield from a stop sign at the intersection with State Highway 39 and 100 South in Bingham County. The Cruze was struck on the passenger side by a 2010 Ford F350, headed southbound, driven by Joshua Morris, 23 of Blackfoot. Floyd was transported to Bingham Memorial Hospital for his injuries, his passenger, Taylor Ward, 19 of Vacaville, California, was transported to Portneuf Medical Center, where he later succumbed to his injuries. Morris was not transported due to his injuries. All occupants were wearing their seatbelts.

Next of kin notifications have been made.

**** Original Release ****

The Idaho State Police are currently investigating a two-vehicle injury crash on State Highway 39 at milepost 43, near Rockford. The crash occurred at approximately 5:55 p.m., when a 2013 Chevrolet Cruze, failed to stop at the intersection of State Highway 39 and 100 South, and collided with a 2010 Ford F350, headed southbound on State Highway 39. The occupants of the Chevrolet Cruze were transported to Portneuf Medical Center for their injuries.

The crash is still being investigated and more information will be released when officers clear the crash scene.