Monday, July 10, 2017

*** Final Update *** Crash Blocking US95 near Milepost 111 North of Midvale

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

For Immediate Release: 7/10/2017 11:59 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

***** Final Update *****

On Monday, July 10, 2017, at approximately 4:09 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle fatality crash on US95 near milepost 111, north of Midvale, in Washington County.

Steven D. Joslin, 39, of Fruitvale was driving northbound on US95 in a 1985 Ford Thunderbird. Richard T. Pierce, 63, of Caldwell was driving southbound on US95 in a 2006 Freightliner semi pulling a single trailer. Joslin's vehicle crossed the center line into the southbound lane striking Pierce's vehicle head-on. Joslin succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the crash. Joslin's next of kin have been notified.

Pierce was transported by ground ambulance to Weiser Memorial Hospital in Weiser.

All lanes of travel were blocked for approximately five and a half hours.

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***** Update *****

The lanes on US95 are open.

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Idaho State Police is investigating a crash on US95 near milepost 111, approximately seven miles north of Midvale. Currently the north and south bound lanes are blocked.

More information will follow as it becomes available.

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