Sunday, July 31, 2016

*Update* Fatality crash eastbound US30 at milepost 214, near Filer

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

For Immediate Release: 07/31/2016 4:45 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

** Update **

Driver of the Dodge Neon was Brittany Bewley, 25, of Filer.

** End of Update **

On Saturday, July 30, 2016, at approximately 11:40 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle fatality crash eastbound on US30 at milepost 214, near Filer. Joe Wilcox, 57, of Antlers, OK, was driving a 2007 Freightliner semi truck. Wilcox was pulling out of a driveway onto US30 traveling eastbound when a 2003 Dodge Neon, also eastbound, collided with him from behind. The driver of the Neon succumbed to injuries received at the scene. Wilcox was wearing his seatbelt, the driver of the neon was not.

The eastbound and westbound lanes of travel on US30 were blocked for approximately 3 hours while emergency crews responded. The name of the victim in this crash is not being released due to pending notification of next of kin.
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