Saturday, June 2, 2018

Fatality Crash Near Melba

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
Fax (208) 846-7520

For Immediate Release: 6/02/2018 3:17 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On June 2nd, 2018, at approximately 5:43 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle fatality crash eastbound on Big Foot Road, near Melba.

Tomas Munoz Gomez, 35, of Melba, was driving eastbound on Big Foot Road on a Honda motorcycle not equipped with lights. Edgar Almanza, 36, of Nampa, was driving eastbound on Big Foot Road in a Dodge Charger. Almanza struck the rear of the motorcycle and Gomez was ejected. Gomez succumbed to his injuries at the scene. Gomez was not wearing a helmet and Almanza was wearing a seat belt.

Next of kin have been notified.

The crash is under investigation by Idaho State Police.

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