Friday, March 15, 2019

Injury Crash in Rigby

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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: 3/15/19 10:39 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Friday, March 15, 2019, at approximately 8:11 A.M, Idaho State Police investigated a three-vehicle injury crash on N 4000 E at State Highway 48, in Rigby.

Gayla Bennick, 56, of Rigby, was traveling south on N 4000 E in a 2013 Jeep Wrangler. A Deputy from Jefferson County Sheriff's Office was traveling east on State Highway 48 in a 2018 Chevrolet Tahoe. Bennick failed to yield from a stop sign and pulled out in front of the Deputy, who then struck Bennick. They then struck Ricardo Galvan Munoz, 44, of Rigby, who was stopped at a stop sign on N 4000 E in a 2006 Nissan Armada.

The Deputy was transported to the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center by ground ambulance. All parties were wearing a seatbelt.

Bennick was cited for Failing To Yield from a stop sign.

The travel lane at N 4000 E was blocked for approximately two hours.

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