Monday, August 26, 2019

Final Update:Fatal Crash on State Highway 21 East of Boise

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

For Immediate Release: 08/26/19 10:25 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

***Final Update***

Neher has succumbed to his injuries sustained in the crash.
Next of kin has been notified.



****** UPDATE 2 ******

On Sunday, August 25, 2019, at approximately 3:20 P.M., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle fatality crash, on State Highway 21 at milepost 13.8, east of Boise in Ada County.

Jerry Neher, 51, of Nampa, was traveling southbound on State Highway 21 in a 2007 Chevy Trailblazer. Peter Tanorikiho, 67, of Boise, was traveling northbound in a 2012 Toyota Rav. Neher crossed the center line and struck the Toyota Rav head-on. Neher's vehicle caught fire. Tanorikiho and his passenger, Lelelewa Tanorikiho, 60, of Boise, succumbed to their injuries on scene.

Neher was transported by ground ambulance to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise.

Both directions of State Highway 21 were blocked for approximately three hours.

Next of kin has been notified.


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*** Update ***

All lanes are open.


*** End Update ***

Idaho State Police is on scene of a crash on State Highway 21 at milepost 14.5. All lanes are blocked at this time. More information will be released as it becomes available.