Friday, July 27, 2018

* Update * Three vehicle crash on I84, east of Burley.

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

For Immediate Release: Friday- July 27,2018 11:40 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office


On Friday, July 27, 2018, at approximately 5:08 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a three vehicle crash, eastbound on I84 near milepost 217, east of Burley.

Lionel Vaughan, 58, of Arimo, was stopped with traffic in the left eastbound lane, in a 2004 Peterbuilt straight truck, due to backed up traffic.
Woody Clifford, 54, of Idaho Falls, was traveling eastbound, in a 2016 Jeep Patriot. Clifford failed to stop and rear-ended Vaughan's vehicle. Clifford was then rear-ended by Troy Degraff, 42, of Folsom, CA, who was driving a 2005 Toyota van. Vaughan's vehicle was pushed into the median. Clifford's vehicle overturned and caught fire. Degraff's vehicle also overturned.

Clifford succumbed to his injuries on scene. Degraff and his five passengers were transported by ground ambulance to Cassia Regional Hospital in Burley. Vaughan was not transported. All subjects were wearing seatbelts.

This crash is still being investigated by Idaho State Police.

*End of Update*

The Idaho State Police is currently on scene of a crash blocking eastbound on I-84 near milepost 216.

Motorists should expect delays in the area.