Saturday, July 18, 2015

Single vehicle fatality crash WB I84 at milepost 69.1, west of Stage Stop

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
Fax (208) 846-7520

For Immediate Release: 07/18/2015 8:42 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On July 18, 2015, at approximately 3:15 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a single vehicle fatality crash westbound on I84 at milepost 69.1, west of Stage Stop.

Lawrence Schmitt, 82 of Nampa, was driving a 2009 Toyota Corolla. Schmitt drove off the left shoulder, overcorrected and rolled. The vehicle came to rest on the right shoulder of the roadway.

Catherine Schmitt, 64 of Nampa, was the passenger and was transported by ground ambulance to St. Alphonsus Medical Center in Boise. Lawrence succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the crash. Both occupants were wearing seatbelts.

Lanes of travel were blocked for approximately 2.5 hours. The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.
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