Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Two Vehicle Crash Near Ririe Sends Two to Hospital

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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: 1/3/2019 at 12:15 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On January 2, 2019 at approximately 7:00 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle crash on State Highway 48 at milepost 23.6, near Ririe, Idaho.

Karen L. Wichmann, 41, of Ririe was driving eastbound on State Highway 48 in a 2000 Pontiac Grand Am. Rosemary M. Moore, 60, of Idaho Falls was driving a 2007 Chevrolet Silverado pickup. Moore pulled out of a driveway, making a left-hand turn in front of Wichman. The Pontiac struck the Chevrolet.

Wichmann and her passenger, Leah A. Wichmann, 71, of Ririe, were transported by ground ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls. Leah Wichmann was not wearing a seatbelt. Karen Wichmann and Moore were wearing seatbelts.

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