Thursday, August 6, 2015

Crash in Burley Sends One to Hospital

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

For Immediate Release: August 6, 2015 at 6:45 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On August 6, 2015, at approximately 3:20 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated an injury crash on State Highway 27, near milepost 13.9, in Burley, ID.

A semi truck loaded with straw was on fire on the west side of the road. Fire crews were on scene, battling the fire. Shaylee Alexander, 29, of Burley, ID., was driving southbound on State Highway 27 in a 2014 Chevrolet pickup. Alexander's vision was obscured by the smoke as she drove through the area, and she drove into a fire truck.

Alexendar was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash. She was transported by ground ambulance to Cassia Regional Medical Center in Burley, ID.

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