Saturday, July 22, 2017

Final Update on Double Fatality Crash Near Chester

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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: 7/22/2017 2:35 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

***Final Update***

On Friday, July 21, 2017, at approximately 6:00 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a double fatality crash on US20 north of Chester.

Jose Alfredo Angulo Demara, 35, of San Francisco, California was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Impala, eastbound on US20. Demara crossed the center line and collided head-on with a 2000 Chevrolet pickup in the westbound lane. Demara was pronounced deceased on scene. His passenger, Elena Howell, 24, of Sacramento, California and a juvenile child were taken by air ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.

The driver of the pickup, Janis S. Draper Clark, 72, of Rexburg, was also pronounced deceased on scene. Her passenger, Stanley Clark, 88, of Rexburg, was transported by air ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.

All occupants of both vehicles were wearing seatbelts. Both directions of US20 was blocked for approximately 3 hours.

This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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All lanes of US20 are now opened, more information will be released once available.



Idaho State Police is currently investigating a crash US20 near milepost 354 north of Chester. All lanes on US20 are currently blocked, detours have been set up.

More information will follow as it becomes available.