Saturday, December 21, 2013

Fatal crash on Interstate 86 east of Burley

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

For Immediate Release: 12/21/13 6:32 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office


On December 21, 2013, at approximately 10:20 a.m., Idaho State Police responded to a one vehicle rollover crash on Interstate 86 at milepost 7, east of Burley, ID.

Cameron Diaz, 32, of Blackfoot, ID, was traveling East on Interstate 86 in a 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe. Diaz lost control of the vehicle, left the roadway and rolled several times. Diaz had three juvenile passengers in the vehicle at the time of the crash. Witnesses immediately responded to the scene, removing two of the juveniles from the vehicle. When medical personnel arrived, Diaz and the third child were extricated from the vehicle. All three children were transported by ground ambulance to Cassia Regional Medical Center in Burley, ID. Diaz succumbed to her injuries at the scene of the crash.

All occupants were wearing their seat belts. Notifications have been made to the family.

The crash remains under investigation.

**End of Update**

The Idaho State Police is currently investigating a one vehicle fatality crash, eastbound on Interstate 86 at milepost 7, east of the Interstate 84, Interstate 86 split. The interstate is not blocked at this time. More information will be provided as it becomes available. Officers are requesting motorists use caution while driving through the area.