Saturday, March 4, 2017

Fatality Crash Westbound I84 Near Caldwell

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
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For Immediate Release: 03/04/17 01:51 am
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Friday, March 3, 2017, at approximately 10:14 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a single-vehicle, fatality crash westbound I-84 at the 31 milepost, near Caldwell.

Timothy J. Ficarro, 38, of Meridian, was driving westbound in a 2001 Chevy Malibu. The vehicle's left rear tire blew and it veered off the right shoulder, where it overturned. There were two passengers in the vehicle with Ficarro, Jessica L. Smith, 33, of Boise, and a 3-year-old male child. Ficarro and Smith were not wearing seatbelts and were ejected from the vehicle. The child was buckled into a car seat, but not secured in the vehicle and was ejected.

Ficarro and the child were transported by ground ambulance to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise. Smith succumbed to her injuries on scene. Next of kin has been notified.

The right lane was blocked for approximately two and a half hours.

The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.