Wednesday, May 16, 2018

** END UPDATE ** Crash Southbound US-20 North of Sugar City with Lane Blockage

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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: 5/16/18 11:15 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

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On Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at approximately 7:30 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle crash southbound on US-20 at E 200 N, near mile post 341, north of Sugar City in Fremont County.

Tristian J. Rawson, 20, of St. Anthony was driving southbound on US-20 in a 2006 Subaru Impreza WRX. Jake W. Jensen, 33, of Rexburg was also driving southbound on US-20 in a 2016 Western Star semi pulling two trailers. Jensen pulled onto US-20 southbound from E 200 N and was getting up to speed. Rawson's vehicle struck the rear trailer.

Rawson was transported by ground ambulance to Madison Memorial Hospital in Rexburg. Rawson was not wearing a seat belt. Jensen was wearing a seat belt.

The southbound US-20 lanes were blocked for approximately two hours.


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The southbound lanes are open.


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Idaho State Police is currently investigating a crash southbound on US-20 north of Sugar City near milepost 342, in Fremont County. The southbound lanes are blocked and traffic is being diverted while crews work to clear the scene.