Thursday, November 10, 2016

Two Vehicle Fatality Crash I84 Near Broadway

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
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For Immediate Release: 11/10/2016 6:37 am

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On Thursday, November 10, 2016, at approximately 12:03 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle fatality crash, westbound Interstate 84 at milepost 56, near Broadway Ave.

Matthew Martin, 24, of Ontario, OR was traveling westbound in a 2016 Toyota Corolla, when he lost control of the vehicle and hit the guard rail. The vehicle came to rest in the center lane where Martin exited the vehicle. Justin Dennis, 41, of Caldwell, was driving a 2012 Freightliner commercial vehicle, when he struck Martin while he was standing next to his vehicle, in the lane of travel.

Martin was transported by ground ambulance to Saint Alphonsus in Boise, where he later succumbed to his injuries. Next of kin has been notified. Dennis was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash.

The lanes of travel were blocked for approximately 5 and a half hours while crews investigated.