Thursday, December 14, 2017

***UPDATE***Fatality Crash on US-30 at milepost 207, west of Filer

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

For Immediate Release: 12/14/2017 10:15 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office


On December 14, 2017 at approximately 2:21 a.m. the Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle fatality crash eastbound US30 at milepost 207, near Filer. Thomas Stowell, 27, of Hagerman, was driving westbound in a Dodge Ram pickup pulling a horse trailer full of firewood. Jason Roberts, 64, of Twin Falls, was driving a semi-truck pulling two trailers of sugar beets eastbound US30. Stowell crossed left of center and collided head on with Roberts. It is unknown if Stowell was wearing a seat belt; he succumbed to his injuries at scene.

Roberts was not wearing his seatbelt, was ejected and transported by ground ambulance to St. Luke's Magic Valley Hospital in Twin Falls.

Both lanes of travel were blocked for seven hours. This crash is still under investigation.



The Idaho State Police are on scene of a crash eastbound US-30 at milepost 207, three miles west of Filer. Both lanes of travel are blocked at this time. More information will be released as it becomes available.

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