Sunday, July 16, 2017

Final Update: Injury Crash on SH28

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Idaho State Police
District 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
(208) 525-7377 FAX: (208) 525-7294

For Immediate Release: 07/16/17 6:20 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

***Final Update***

On Sunday, July 16, 2017, at approximately 2:40 p.m. The Idaho State Police investigated a single vehicle injury crash on State Highway 28, North West of Mud Lake in Jefferson County. Travis Gneiting, 44, of Spokane Washington, was driving southbound in a 1995 Chevrolet Blazer. At milepost 27, the vehicle lost the tread from one of its tires. The Blazer left the roadway off the right shoulder and overturned. All of the occupants, except Travis Gneiting, were ejected in the crash.

Gneiting's passenger, Kathy Gneiting, 38, of Paris, Idaho was transported by air ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls. Travis and three juvenile passengers were transported to the same location via ground ambulance.
None of the occupants were wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.
The roadway was completely blocked for approximately one and a half hours.
This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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***End Final Update***

The Idaho State Police is currently investigating an injury crash on State Highway 28 at milepost 27, about 3 miles west of the junction with State Highway 22. The road is currently blocked while air ambulance lands on scene.

More information will be released as it becomes available.

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