Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Crash on US91 North of Forth Hall Claims Two

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Idaho State Police
District 5 5255 S. 5th Avenue, Suite 1
Pocatello, Idaho 83204
(208) 239-9800 FAX: (208) 239-9885

For Immediate Release: 12/23/2020 10:16 AM
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Wednesday, December 23, 2020, at approximately 5:03 AM, Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle fatality crash northbound US91 near Stock Trail Road, North of Forth Hall.

John F. Hamann, 39, of Pocatello, was driving southbound in a 1992 Dodge. Tena A. Silveira, 60, of Pocatello, was driving northbound in a 2004 Chevrolet Classic.

Hamann crossed over into the northbound lane of traffic where his vehicle struck the Chevrolet head on. Both drivers succumbed to their injuries at the scene. The lanes of US91 were blocked for approximately 3 hours. Hamann's and Silveira's next of kin have been notified.

This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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