Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Single Vehicle Fatality Crash North of Bliss

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

For Immediate Release: 12/10/2020 12:39 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On December 9, 2020, at approximately 4:42 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a single-vehicle fatality crash near 371 Spring Cove Road, north of Bliss. A juvenile driver was traveling eastbound on Spring Cove Road in a 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 when the driver failed to negotiate a curve, lost control, and drove off the right shoulder into a plowed farm field. The Dodge continued into a broad slide skid hitting a small embankment before over turning.

The driver was ejected from the vehicle and succumbed to their injuries at the scene. A juvenile passenger was transported by air ambulance to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise.
Neither occupant was wearing a seatbelt. Next of kin has been notified.

Idaho State Police was assisted on scene by the Gooding County Sheriff's Office and Gooding Fire Department.

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