Friday, April 16, 2021

Update: Search for Witnesses in Fatal Crash on I84 in Caldwell

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian, ID 83642 (208) 846-7550
Fax (208) 846-7520

For Immediate Release: 04/16/21 05:11 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

Investigating Troopers are asking anyone who witnessed this crash, and who has not already spoken with a Trooper, to please contact ISP Dispatch.

The search for witnesses includes anyone who may have followed the eastbound tractor-trailer prior to the crash.

An Oregon man lost his life in the collision, and Troopers are doing all they can to answer how it happened.

Anyone with further information can call ISP dispatch at 208-846-7500.

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On Friday, April 16, 2021, at approximately, 11:40 am, Idaho State Police investigated a fatal crash on I84 near milepost 29 in Caldwell.

Jesus Gastelum Corrales, 24, of Glenns Ferry was traveling eastbound in a 2006 Peterbilt tractor-trailer. Gastelum Corrales lost control of the vehicle, went over the median and collided with another tractor-trailer driven by Clifford Dow, 34, of White City, Oregon.

Gastelum Corrales was transported by ground ambulance to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center. Dow succumbed to his injuries at the scene.
Notification has been made to next of kin.