Sunday, September 8, 2013

Single vehicle crash in Twin Falls County

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

For Immediate Release: September 8, 2013 4:35 pm
Please direct questions to the District Office

September 8, 2013, at approximately 10:00 am, Idaho State Police investigated a single vehicle crash on 4700 North near 745 East, in Twin Falls County.

Eugene Valdez, 66, of Burley, was driving westbound on 4700 North in a 2011 International semi hauling a load of potatoes. Valdez was driving too fast for the curve in the road. The semi went off the shoulder where it overturned.

Valdez was transported by ground ambulance to St. Lukes Magic Valley. Valdez was wearing his seatbelt.

Traffic was diverted for approximately two hours while crews worked to clear the scene. The crash is under investigation by Idaho State Police.