Friday, September 28, 2018

* 2nd Update* Crash With Blockage Northbound SH75 at Milepost 76 North of Shoshone

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

For Immediate Release: 09/28/18 3:30 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office


On Thursday, September 27, 2018, at approximately 10:57 P.M., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle, fatality crash, on State Highway 75 near milepost 76, north of Shoshone.

Rosalba Mendez Carmona, 50, of Gooding, was traveling southbound on State Highway 75 in a 1997 Toyota Corolla. Andrew Horting, 34, of Shoshone, was traveling northbound on State Highway 75 in a 2001 Toyota Sequoia. Mendoz Carmona struck a dead elk that was in the road, lost control of the vehicle, and collided head-on with Horting.

Mendez Carmona succumbed to her injuries at the scene; next of kin have been notified. Horting was transported by air ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello. Neither drivers were wearing their seatbelt. Both lanes of travel were blocked for approximately three and a half hours.

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All lanes are now open. More information will be released when it becomes available.


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The Idaho State Police are investigating a crash Northbound SH75 at milepost 76 just north of Shoshone. Both lanes are completely blocked at this time.

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