Monday, April 9, 2018

**Update: Crash Blocking US93 at Milepost 41 South of Twin Falls

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

For Immediate Release: 04/09/2018 7:00 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office


All lanes are back open at this time.




On Sunday, April 8, 2018, at approximately 7:13 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle, fatality crash on US93 at the intersection of 3800 North, near Filer.

Cassidee Kippes, 23, of Buhl, was driving westbound on 3800 North in a 1998 Chevrolet S10 pick-up. George Acosta, 69, of Sacramento, CA, was driving northbound on US93 in an International Semi pulling one trailer. Kippes failed to yield to a stop sign and entered the intersection of US93 where her Chevrolet S10 pick-up was struck on the driver?s side by the International Semi. The Chevrolet pick-up came to rest on the south shoulder of US93. The International Semi rolled, caught on fire, and also came to rest on the south shoulder of US93. Kippes was not wearing a seatbelt and succumbed to her injuries at the scene of the crash. Acosta was wearing a seat belt and was transported by ground ambulance to St. Luke?s Magic Valley Medical Center in Twin Falls.

Next of kin has been notified.

The intersection of US93 and 3800 N is still blocked.


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Idaho State Police is investigating a crash on US93 at milepost 41, just south of Twin Falls. All lanes are blocked at this time. More information will be released as it becomes available.