Saturday, November 3, 2018

Final Update: Crash blocks SH52 at milepost 24, west of Emmett

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

For Immediate Release: 11/3/2018 12:18 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

*****FINAL UPDATE*****

On November 3, 2018 at approximately 5:45 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a single-vehicle, fatality crash eastbound SH52 at milepost 24, six miles west of Emmett.

Wayne Henke, 56, of Boise, was eastbound on SH52 in a 2004 Ford Ranger. The Ford went off the right shoulder, came back on the road, overcorrected, and then struck an embankment on the right shoulder, where it overturned. A passenger in the vehicle, Starling Bisconer, 53, of Emmett, succumbed to her injuries at the scene of the crash.

Henke was transported to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise by ground ambulance. The road was blocked for approximately three hours. Next of kin has been notified.

The crash is under investigation by Idaho State Police.

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All lanes of travel are now open.

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*****END OF UPDATE*****

Idaho State Police is on scene of a crash on SH52 at milepost 24, 6 miles west of Emmett. All lanes of travel are blocked at this time. More information will be released as it becomes available.

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