Sunday, July 30, 2017

Fatality Crash on I84 near Milepost 16, in Payette County

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

For Immediate Release: 7/30/2017 5:05 a.m.

Please direct questions to the District Office

On Saturday, July 29, 2017, at approximately 3:47 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a single-vehicle fatality crash on I84 near milepost 16, in Payette County.

Edward T. Lujan, 67, of Worland, WY was driving eastbound on I84 in a 2001 Ford pickup. Lujan's vehicle experienced a tire failure and Lujan lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle traveled through the median, across the westbound lanes, and through a cement barrier where it rolled coming to rest on its top. Lujan succumbed to his injuries at the scene. Next of kin has been notified.

Lujan's passenger Margaret Rose, 56, of Mount Shasta, CA was transported by ground ambulance to West Valley Medical Center in Caldwell. Lujan and Rose were wearing seatbelts.

The right westbound lane of travel was blocked for approximately three hours.

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