Friday, March 9, 2018

Vehicle Vs. Train Crash Northwest Of Bancroft

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Idaho State Police
District 5 5255 S. 5th Avenue, Suite 2
Pocatello, Idaho 83204
(208) 239-9800 FAX: (208) 239-9885

For Immediate Release: 03/09/2018 5:55 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Thursday March 8, 2018, at 8:48 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a vehicle vs. train crash on Nipper Road near Old Highway 30, northwest of Bancroft, Idaho.

Denise L. Clapp, 56, of Lava Hot Springs, ID, was driving a 2003 Ford Escape. She was stopped on the Nipper Road railroad crossing, facing northbound, when an eastbound Union Pacific train collided with her vehicle. Upon impact, the Ford continued down an embankment were it came to rest.

Clapp succumbed to her injures on scene. She was not wearing her seatbelt. Next of kind has been notified.