Tuesday, February 19, 2019

UPDATE: Fatal Crash blocking WB I84@200 west of Burley

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

For Immediate Release: 02/19/2019 1:28 A.M.
Please direct questions to the District Office


On Monday, February 18, 2019, at approximately 8:56 P.M., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle, fatality crash on westbound I84 at milepost 199.6, west of Burley,ID.

Jennifer Thompson, 39, of Hagerman,ID, was driving eastbound in the westbound lanes of travel on I84 in a 2011 Toyota Tacoma pickup. Ryan Cordie, 21, of Aitkin, MN, was driving westbound on I84 in a 2008 Chevy Silverado Crew pickup. Thompson struck Cordie head-on. Thompson succumbed to her injuries on scene. Cordie's passenger Monica Buchite, 21, of Baxter, MN, succumbed to her injuries on scene. All occupants were wearing their seatbelts.

Ryan and his passenger Karrie Cordie, 44, of McGrath,MN, were transported to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center by air ambulance.

The westbound lanes were blocked for approximately four hours.

Idaho State Police was assisted by the Gooding County Sheriff's Office, the Idaho Transportation Department, and the Minidoka County Sheriff's Office.

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Idaho State Police is investigating a crash on westbound I84 near milepost 200, west of Burley. Westbound I84 is completely blocked.