Thursday, October 10, 2013

One-Vehicle Fatality Crash NB I15 at 105 ** Media Update Request **

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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: 10/10/2013 at 4:30 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

** Media Update Request **

At this time, Idaho State Police is still working on notifing next of kin for the victim involved in this crash. We are requesting, that the name of the victim previously released, not be released at this time. We will send updates when the notifcation has been completed.

** Corrected Release **

On Thursday, October 10, 2013, at 6:28 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a one-vehicle fatality crash northbound Interstate 15, at milepost 105, south of Shelley. A 19 year old female, was driving northbound in a 2005 Dodge Pickup, when she approached a slower moving vehicle. Jackson made an abrupt lane change from the right lane to the left lane. Jackson overcorrected back to the right lane where she lost control of the vehicle and rolled. Jackson was ejected along with her passengers, Weston J. Clements, 23, of Bancroft and Ross C. Barfuss, 24, of Bancroft. Barfuss was transported by air ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. Clements was transported by ground ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. Driver succumbed to her injuries at the scene.

None of the occupants were wearing seatbelts.

Idaho State Police was assisted by Bingham County Sheriff's Office, Shelley QRU, and the Blackfoot Fire Department.

This crash is still under investigation.