Saturday, October 4, 2014

2 vehicle non-injury crash north of Chubbuck

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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: October 11:58 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Saturday, October 4, 2014, at approximately 6:25 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle crash on Reservation Road at Philbin Road, north of Chubbuck.

Dawn Dankenbring, 53, of Pocatello, was driving westbound on Reservation Road in a 2003 Ford Ranger pickup. Dankenbring failed to stop at the stop sign at the intersection of Philbin Road and Reservation Road. The pickup collided with a 2010 Buick SUV driven by Tara Wilhelm, 37, of Pocatello, who was driving on Philbin Road.

None of the occupants of either vehicle were transported. It is unknown if Wilhelm or her passengers were wearing seatbelts. Dankenbring was not wearing a seatbelt. Dankenbring was cited for a seatbelt violation, inattentive driving, and open container of alcohol.

The intersection was blocked for approximately two hours while crews worked to clear the scene.

The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

DSP Initials HG / KB