Sunday, December 23, 2018

Correction - **Final Update Fatal Crash** - Crash With Blockage On U.S. Highway 20 At County Line Road, exit 318

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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: 12/23/2018 8:18 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office


Correction - The crash occurred on Sunday, December 23, 2018.


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***** Final Update *****

On Saturday, December 23, 2018, at approximately 12:41 A.M., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle, fatal crash on eastbound US20 at milepost 318, near County Line Road, in Bonneville County.

Manuel Sanzon, 20, of Idaho Falls was stopped on the right shoulder of US20 changing the left front tire on a 1997 Hyundai Tiburon. Kelsy Johnson, 26, of Rigby, was driving eastbound on US20 in a 2017 Toyota Rav4. Johnson struck both Sanzon and his passenger Israel Dewey, 18, of Idaho Falls, who were both outside of the vehicle. Sanzon succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the crash. Dewey was not transported.

Next of kin has been notified.

Eastbound US20 was blocked for approximately three and a half hours.

Idaho State Police was assisted by the Bonneville and Jefferson County Sheriff's Office.


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Crews have cleared the scene and all lanes of travel are now open. More details about the crash will be released when they are available.



Idaho State Police is on scene of a crash with blockage on eastbound U.S. Highway 20 at milepost 318, County Line Road, in Jefferson County. The eastbound lanes are completely blocked and traffic is being diverted off that exit. More information will be released when available.