Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Update: Fatal Crash at Farmway Rd and Ustick Rd, west of Caldwell

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
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For Immediate Release: 04/29/2020 12:47 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office


On April 29, 2020, at approximately 5:46 a.m., Idaho State Police responded to a fatality crash at the intersection of Farmway Rd. and Ustick Rd., west of Caldwell. A minor driver was travelling east on Ustick Rd. in a Dodge Stratus. Kelly Comber, age 60, of Caldwell, was travelling south on Farmway Rd. in a Chevrolet pickup truck. The minor driver failed to stop at a stop sign and entered the intersection, where his vehicle was struck on the driver?s side by Comber's pickup. The minor driver succumbed at the scene to injuries he received in the crash. His passenger, Lucilo Perez-Cruz, age 29 of Wilder, was transported by ambulance to St. Alphonsus in Boise. Two other passengers were uninjured. Comber was transported by private vehicle to West Valley Medical Center in Caldwell. The intersection was blocked for approximately two hours until responders could clear the vehicles. The crash is still under investigation. Next of Kin have been notified.


Original Release:

At this time, the Idaho State Police is investigating a fatality crash at Farmway Rd. and Ustick Rd. involving two vehicles. Traffic was blocked but is now clear. More information will be relayed as it becomes available.