Thursday, July 27, 2017

Injury Crash on State Highway 46 West of Wendell

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District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
Fax (208) 324-7897

For Immediate Release: 7/27/2017 8:27 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On July 27, 2017, at approximately 08:16 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle crash on State Highway 46 at milepost 93, near Bob Barton Road, west of Wendell.

Roy Myers, 51, of Martinsville, Illinois, was traveling northbound on State Highway 46 near milepost 93 in a 2012 Ford sedan. It is unknown at this time whether Myers was attempting to enter or exit the driveway of a residence. Myers' vehicle was rear ended by a 2014 GMC pickup, driven by Kenneth Koch, 32, of Twin Falls. Myers' vehicle went off the roadway and overturned on the driver's side. Koch's vehicle came to rest on the shoulder of the roadway.

Myers was transported to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise via Life Flight. Myers' passenger, Danielle Myers, 29, of Medicine Lake, Montana, was transported via ground ambulance to St. Luke's Magic Valley Medical Center in Twin Falls. Koch was not wearing a seat belt.

This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.