Monday, July 5, 2021

Head-On Collision South of Hazelton

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

For Immediate Release: 7/5/2021 at 4:20 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Sunday, July 4, 2021, at approximately 11:47 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a crash at 2050 E 1010 S, just south of Hazelton. Rafael Paredes, 24, of Hazelton, was traveling westbound on 1010 S in a 2000 Toyota Celica. A juvenile in a 2019 Volkswagen Jetta was traveling eastbound on 1010 s. Paredes crossed over the center line and the two vehicles collided in the eastbound lane.

Paredes succumbed to his injuries at the scene.
The juvenile was transported by air ambulance to the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls.

Paredes was not wearing a seat-belt.
ISP was assisted at the scene by the Jerome County Sheriff's Office, First Segregation Fire Department, Magic Valley Paramedics, Rock Creek Fire Department, and the Rock Creek Quick Response Unit.

This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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