Sunday, June 21, 2015

Two Vehicle Injury Crash on SH33

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Idaho State Police
District 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
(208) 525-7377 FAX: (208) 525-7294

For Immediate Release: 06/21/2015 01:24 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On June 20, 2015, at approximately 3:55 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle injury crash eastbound State Highway 33 near milepost 109, east of Newdale. Joshua Owens, 20, of Waco, Texas, was traveling east on State Highway 33 in a 2004 Ford Taurus, when he left his lane, crossed the center line, and entered the westbound lane of travel. Owens' vehicle collided with a 2001 GMC Denali, driven by Madeline Fausett, 20, of Missoula, Montana. The westbound lane was blocked for approximately 30 minutes, and the eastbound lane was blocked for 2 hours. Fausett was transported by ground ambulance to Madison Memorial Hospital. Fausett's passengers, Riley Gottschalk, 20, of Fort Myers, Florida, and Emma Wilcox, 22, of Harwinton, Connecticut, were not injured. Both occupants were wearing seatbelts. Idaho State Police was assisted at the scene by Fremont County Sheriff's Office, Madison County Sheriff's Office, and Madison County EMS. This crash is under investigation by Idaho State Police.