Monday, February 25, 2019

FINAL UPDATE: Fatal Crash on SH78 at Milepost 6.8 Just West of Givens Hot Springs

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

For Immediate Release: 2/25/19 2:31 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

Final Update:

On Sunday, February 24, 2019, at 10:53 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a single vehicle fatality crash on State Highway 78 at milepost 6.8, just west of Givens Hot Springs.

Vincente Acosta-Angeles, 45, of Melba was traveling eastbound State Highway 78 near milepost 6.8 in a 2012 Ford Focus. The Ford Focus went off the right shoulder and rolled. The vehicle came to rest in a field. The driver was ejected from the vehicle. Acosta-Angeles succumbed to his injuries at the scene.

Acosta-Angeles was not wearing a seatbelt. Next of kin has been notified.

The roadway was blocked for approximately 3 hours.

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