Thursday, June 14, 2018

Fatality crash northbound I15 at milepost 157, near Dubois

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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: 6/14/2018 10:45 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Thursday, June 14, 2018 at approximately 4:28 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a single-vehicle, fatality crash northbound I15 at milepost 157, about nine miles south of Dubois in Jefferson county.

Jing Johnson, 48, of San Jose, CA was northbound on I15 in a 2014 Ram 3500 pickup. The vehicle went off the left shoulder and back onto the road, where Johnson overcorrected. The vehicle rolled and came to rest in the left lane of travel.

All occupants were wearing their seatbelts. Jing Johnson succumbed to her injuries at the scene of the crash. Jerry Johnson, 47, of San Jose, CA and three juveniles were transported to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center by ground ambulance. Next of kin has been notified.

Both northbound lanes of travel were blocked for approximately half an hour. The right lane of travel was blocked for an additional four and a half hours.
The crash is under investigation by Idaho State Police.

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