Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Crash on Interstate 15 near Pocatello blocked one lane of traffic.

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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: 12/17/13 10:00 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Tuesday, December 17, 2013, at approximately 6:47 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a crash southbound on Interstate 15 at milepost 68, near Pocatello.

Meagan Shields, 21 of Devon, Alberta, Canada was driving a 2006 Cadillac DTS southbound near milepost 68 when she slowed as she came upon a pedestrian attempting to remove a hazard from the road. Jonathan Walker, 27 of Rexburg, was driving a 2003 Ford F350 pickup behind Shields and collided with the rear of her vehicle.

No one involved in the crash was injured. The left lane of southbound Interstate 15 was blocked for about an hour while emergency crews worked to clear the scene.