Friday, December 26, 2014

Crash in Hansen Kills Two

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

For Immediate Release: 12/26/14 7:55 PM
Please direct questions to the District Office

Shortly before 1:00 PM today, December 26, 2014, the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle fatality crash involving an Idaho Transportation Department snowplow and a Honda Accord. The driver of the Honda Accord was traveling north on 3800 E in Twin Falls County when he stopped at a stop sign at the intersection of US30 near milepost 227. The driver then pulled out in front of a snowplow traveling westbound on US30, driven by Rodney Pooler, age 58 of Twin Falls. Both vehicles traveled off the northwest shoulder of the road, striking and damaging a power pole. The rear passenger of the vehicle, Manuel DeMesa, age 28, was transported by air ambulance to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise. The driver and front passenger of the vehicle died at the scene of their injuries. Their names are not being released pending notification of their families.

All three occupants were wearing their seatbelts. The investigation is ongoing.

DSP Initials EH / LN