Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Fatality Crash Near Fruitland

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
Fax (208) 846-7520

For Immediate Release: 12/07/2016 3:30 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Wednesday, December 7, 2016, at 9:24 a.m. the Idaho State Police investigated a one-vehicle fatality crash on U.S. Highway 95 at milepost 58.5, south of Fruitland.

Christopher W. Lowe, age 50, of Caldwell, was driving southbound on U.S. Highway 95 in a 2016 Toyota Camry when he failed to negotiate a curve at milepost 58.5. The vehicle went off the side of the road, down an embankment, struck the side of a dirt driveway and went airborne. It came to rest in a field on the west side of the highway. The crash occurred sometime after midnight. Lowe was not wearing a seatbelt. Lowe had succumbed to his injuries by the time the crash was located this morning.

Next of kin has been notified. This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.