Friday, January 27, 2017

Fatal Crash on SH19 and Allendale Road in Canyon Co

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
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For Immediate Release: 01/27/17 9:15 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Friday, January 27, 2017, at approximately 3:32 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle crash on State Highway 19 at Allendale Rd in Canyon County.
Ismael Fernandez, 20, of Wilder, was traveling westbound on State Highway 19 in a 1997 Ford Expedition. Richard Norris, 71, of Nampa, was traveling eastbound in a 2015 Freightliner hauling two beet trailers that were loaded. Fernandez crossed the center line and struck the side of the Freightliner. The Freightliner and the first trailer jackknifed and, the second trailer overturned onto its side. Both the east and westbound lanes are still blocked at this time.

Fernandez was ejected from his vehicle and was transported by ground ambulance to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, where he succumbed to his injuries. Fernandez and Norris were both wearing their seatbelts. Norris was not injured. This crash in under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

Next of kin has been notified.