Thursday, August 19, 2021

**Update/Supplement** 2 Vehicle Fatality Crash east of 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: 08/19/2021 8:41 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

Update (supplemental information):

For clarification, Carranza-Gomez was southbound, crossed left of center into the northbound lane, then both Lockyer and Carranza Gomez attempted to avoid the collision by swerving to the west, into the southbound lane. Therefore, the vehicles collided in the southbound lane.



Original release:

On Thursday, August 19, 2021, Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle, fatality crash on US93 at milepost 60, east of Jerome. Froylan Carranza-Gomez, age 48 of Twin Falls, was traveling southbound in a Dodge Neon. Casey Lockyer, age 31 of Shoshone, was traveling northbound in a Kia Forte. Carranza-Gomez crossed over into the northbound lane and struck Lockyer's vehicle. Lockyer and a juvenile were transported by air ambulance to a Boise area hospital and a second juvenile was transported by ground ambulance to a local hospital. Carranza-Gomez succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the crash. All occupants were wearing their seatbelts and air bags did deploy.

Idaho State Police was assisted at the scene by Jerome Sheriff's office.