Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Fatality crash at Yakima/S. Lincoln Ave., in Jerome

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

For Immediate Release: 05/18/2021 4:43 p.m.

Please direct questions to the District Office

On Tuesday, May 18, 2021, at approximately 9:48 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a fatality crash at the intersection of Yakima and S. Lincoln Ave., in Jerome. Lloyd Miller, 43, of Twin Falls, ID, was traveling southbound on S. Lincoln Ave. in a 2006 Ford Freestyle. Miller was traveling at a high rate of speed, ran a red light and swerved to avoid colliding with a vehicle turning left. Miller crossed the center lane of travel and crashed into a 2018 Ram pickup pulling a horse trailer, driven by Marty Mickelson, 59, of Lewiston, UT. Mickelson was traveling northbound on S. Lincoln Ave at Yakima.

Miller succumbed to his injuries at the scene. Mickelson was transported by air ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls, ID. Miller was not wearing his seatbelt. Mickelson was wearing his seatbelt.

The intersection was blocked for the crash investigation for approximately 3.5 hours. Next of kin has been notified.