Saturday, March 27, 2021

Crash on US20, East of Idaho Falls

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Idaho State Police
District 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
(208) 528-3400 FAX: (208) 528-3485

For Immediate Release: Saturday - March 27, 2021 3:50 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Saturday, March 27, 2021, at approximately 11:45 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle, fatal crash, on US20 near milepost 311, east of Idaho Falls.

Laura Ansley, 34, of Rigby, was driving westbound on US20 at milepost 311, in a 2012 Honda Civic. The Honda went off the left shoulder, across the median, and struck a 2019 Chevrolet Malibu, driven by Victor Echeverria, 34, of Rigby, head on.

Echeverria and his passenger, Amanda Echeverria, 37, of Nampa, were wearing their seat-belts and were transported via ground ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls. Ansley was not wearing a seat belt and succumbed to her injuries at the scene of the crash. Lanes were partly blocked for over 2 1/2 hours.

Next of kin has been notified.

The crash is under investigation by Idaho State Police and was assisted at the scene by Bonneville County Sheriff's Office.

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