Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Update* Fatal Crash on US93 near Hollister

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

For Immediate Release: 12/15/15 2:22 A.M.
Please direct questions to the District Office

**Final Update**

On Monday, December 14, 2015, at approximately 9:17 P.M. Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle fatality crash northbound on US93 at milepost 35, approximately eight miles north of Hollister.

Kristina Lakey, 23, of North Las Vegas, Nevada, was driving northbound on US93 in a 2011 Ford Fiesta, while Robert Legg Schuyler, 18, of Filer, was drving southbound on US93 in a 2008 Dodge Dakota. Snow was drifting accross the highway. The two vehicles collided head-on. The Dodge Dakota remained on the roadway and the Ford Fiesta went off the east side of the lanes of travel.

Lakey was transported by ground ambulance to St. Luke's Magic Valley Hospital. Her juvenile passenger succumbed to injuries on scene.

Legg Schuyler was not transported.

All occupants were using safety restraints at the time of the collision.

The highway was blocked and traffic was diverted around the scene of the crash for approximately three hours.

This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.


**End Update**

At this time, Idaho State Police is investigating a fatal crash northbound on US93 at milepost 35, approximately 8 miles north of Hollister. Traffic is currently blocked in both directions. More information will be relayed when it becomes available.