Friday, September 13, 2013

** UPDATE**2 Vehicle Crash on State Highway 46 Near Gooding

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District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
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For Immediate Release: 09/13/13 3:16 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Friday September 13, 2013, at approximately 10:11 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle crash near milepost 109 on State Highway 46, approximately two miles south of Gooding. Carmen Steele, 74, of Jerome, ID, was travelling east on 2100 South in a 2005 Chrysler Sebring. E. Beard, 23, of Moore, ID, was travelling south on State Highway 46 in a 1999 Volvo semi truck. Steele failed to yield at the stop sign and struck Beard's truck. Steele succumbed to her injuries at the crash scene. Next of kin has been notified. Both lanes of travel were blocked for approximately 3 hours.

The crash is under investigation by Idaho State Police.

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For Immediate Release: 09/13/13 11:12 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

Idaho State Police is currently investigating a two vehicle crash on State Highway 46, near milepost 109, south of Gooding. Both lanes of travel are currently blocked. Motorists are encouraged to use an alternate route of travel.

More information will be released when details are available.