Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Fatal Injury Crash at 900 S 1900 E in Hazelton

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

For Immediate Release: 8/2/2016 at 8:52 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On August 2, 2016, at approximately 4:45 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle, fatality crash at 900 S 1900 E, in Hazelton.

Norman J. Nelson, 81, of Kimberly, was driving westbound on 900 S, in a 2003 Acura. Ruben R. Larson, 60, of Murtaugh, was driving southbound on 1900 E, in a 1995 Kenworth, pulling a 1980 trailer. Nelson stopped at a stop sign at the intersection of 900 S and 1900 E, then proceeded into the intersection, driving in front of Larson, who did not have a stop sign. The Kenworth struck the Acura in the passenger side.

Nelson and Larson were both wearing seatbelts. Nelson succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the crash.

Next of kin has been notified. The crash investigation is continuing.

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