Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Final Update - Two vehicle crash SH39 at 47

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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: 09/03/2013 11:30 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Tuesday, September 3, 2013, at 7:27 a.m. the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle crash, westbound on State Highway 39, near milepost 47, near Blackfoot.

Bronson Hill, 17, of Pingree, was traveling eastbound on State Highway 39 in a 1991 Nissan Sentra. Olivia Anderson, 17, of Blackfoot, was traveling westbound on State Highway 39 in a 1992 Ford Victoria. Hill was turning northbound into All American Gas when he failed to yeild to Anderson.

Hill was transported by ground ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.

Hill was not wearing his seatbelt. Anderson was wearing her seatbelt.

This crash is still under investigation.


All lanes of travel are now open.


At this time, the Idaho State Police is investigating a two-vehicle crash westbound State Highway 39 at milepost 47, near Blackfoot. The westbound lanes of travel are blocked at this time. More information will be given when it becomes available.