Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Two Vehicle Crash Near Tetonia

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Idaho State Police
District 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
(208) 525-7377 FAX: (208) 525-7294

For Immediate Release: 11/22/2016 at 7:34 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Tuesday, November 22, 2016, at 2:52 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a crash on SH-33 at milepost 133, near Tetonia. Brandon Byrd, 41, of Blackfoot, was driving eastbound on SH-33 in a 2002 Chevy S10 when he crossed the center line and collided with a westbound 2011 Toyota Tundra, driven by Jacob Lamarine, 38, of Jackson, WY.

Brandon Byrd was transported by ground ambulance to Teton Valley Hospital, in Driggs. Lamarine and his passengers, Karey Furan, 37, of Jackson, WY and a minor were not transported. It is unknown if Brandon Byrd was wearing a seatbelt. All occupants of the Toyota were all wearing their seatbelts.

Both lanes of SH-33 were blocked for approximately 3 hours. Idaho State Police is investigating this crash.