Monday, September 30, 2013

Crash In Hazelton Sends One To Hospital

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

For Immediate Release: 09/30/2013 at 12:30 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On September 30, 2013, at approximately 8:00 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a crash at 2281 E 1010 S, near the Cleary Building in Hazelton, ID.

Ike A. Ellis, 31, of Hazelton, ID, was driving east on 1010 S. in a 1996 Ford F250 pickup. Dwayne D. Riese, 67, of Holstein, NE, was driving west in a 2006 Freightliner, pulling a 2005 Kenworth trailer. Riese made a left-hand turn in front of Ellis. In an attempt to avoid a collision, Ellis turned into a barrow pit, but still struck the Freightliner.

At the time of the crash, Riese was wearing a seatbelt; Ellis was not. Ellis was transported by air ambulance to St. Luke's Magic Valley Medical Center in Twin Falls, ID.

The crash investigation is continuing.