Saturday, December 9, 2017

Two Vehicle Fatality Crash on State Highway 33

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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: Saturday 12/09/17 - 5:03 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office


On Saturday, December 9, 2017, at 5:29 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle fatality crash on SH-33 at milepost 61, near Sage Junction. A maroon van driven by Malana Moemberg, age 21, of Fort Hall, was westbound on SH-33. The Clark County Sheriff was driving eastbound on SH-33 in a marked patrol unit. Moemberg's vehicle crossed over the center line and struck the Sheriff's vehicle. The Sheriff was transported by ground ambulance to Madison Memorial in Rexburg. Moemberg succumbed to her injuries at the scene of the crash.

Both drivers were wearing seatbelts. The Idaho State Police were assisted by the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, the Clark County Sheriff's Office, and the Idaho Transportation Department. The roadway was blocked for approximately 7 hours. Notification has been made to next of kin.

The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.


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Idaho State Police is currently investigating a crash on State Highway 33 near milepost 61. State Highway 33 is closed from about milepost 59 to milepost 71.
More details will be provided when they are available.