Tuesday, October 31, 2017

*FINAL UPDATE* crash with blockage southbound US95, at mile post 72 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: 10/31/2017 4:15 AM
Please direct questions to the District Office

*****FINAL UPDATE*****

On 10/30/2017, at 9:27 p.m., The Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle injury crash southbound on US95, at mile marker 72, in Payette.

Craig Tucker (70) of Weiser, driving a 2005 Buick Lacrosse, was stopped southbound on US95 waiting to make a left turn onto NE 21st Ave. Justin Dopf (38) of Boise, was driving a 1998 Honda Accord south on US95, did not see Tucker?s vehicle stopped to make the turn and rear ended it. Rebeeca Jones (18) and a juvenile were passengers in the Buick.

All occupants of both vehicles were transported by ground ambulance to St. Lukes in Fruitland. Dopf was not wearing a seatbelt.

The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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*****END OF UPDATE*****


The lanes of travel in both directions are now open.


Traffic is currently being directed around the crash one direction at a time. Expect delays.


The Idaho State Police is currently investigating a crash southbound US95, at mile post 72, in Payette County. Both northbound and southbound lanes are blocked. More information will be provided as it becomes available.

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