Thursday, November 9, 2023

**Updated Date** Fatality Crash Eastbound SH50 near Hansen Bridge in Twin Falls County

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

For Immediate Release: 11/9/2023 1:11 AM
Please direct questions to the District Office

Idaho State Police are investigating a two-vehicle fatality crash that occurred on Wednesday, November 8, 2023, at 6:04 PM, eastbound on SH50 at mile marker 3.8, just south of the Hansen Bridge in Twin Falls County, Idaho.

A 35-year-old male from Rupert, was driving westbound on SH50 in a 2008 Ford Taurus, when he made a U-turn and struck a 2012 Ford F150. The F150 was occupied by a 37-year-old male driver and a 37-year-old male passenger, both from Twin Falls.

The driver of the Taurus was wearing a seatbelt and succumbed to their injuries at scene. The driver of the F150 was wearing a seatbelt, his passenger was not.

SH50 was blocked for approximately 6 hours to allow emergency personnel and law enforcement to investigate and clear the scene. Idaho State Police was assisted by Rock Creek Fire Department, Twin Falls Sheriff's Office, Kimberly Police Department, Magic Valley Paramedics, Twin Falls County Coroner's Office, and Idaho Transportation Department.

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