Saturday, October 26, 2019

***Corrected Final Update***One Lane Blocked on Westbound I84 at Milepost 168 in Jerome

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

For Immediate Release: 10/26/19 6:12 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office


On October 26, 2019, at approximately 1:32 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle crash Westbound on I84 near milepost 168 in Jerome.

Keith L. Dixon, 59, of Sunnyside, WA, entered westbound I84 at milepost 168, in the left lane, in a 2017 Volvo Semi. Tyron Relka, 49, of Weiser, ID, was also travelling westbound on I84 in a 2019 Western Star Semi pulling a 2009 Western Trailers Inc. trailer filled with fertilizer pellets.

Dixon crossed into the far right lane where Relka was travelling and the semis collided. The load Relka was pulling was ripped and spilled over the interstate.

The westbound lanes were blocked for approximately two hours due to fertilizer being spread across the interstate. ITD helped clear the roadway.

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Idaho State Police is investigating a two vehicle crash westbound on Interstate 84 at milepost 168 just outside of Jerome. At this time, the right lane is blocked.