Monday, December 4, 2023

Fatal Crash SH33 East of Terreton

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Idaho State Police
District 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
(208) 528-3400 FAX: (208) 528-3485

For Immediate Release: 12/04/2023 4:26 P.M.
Please direct questions to the District Office

Idaho State Police is investigating a vehicle fatality collision which occurred on Monday, December 4, 2023, at 7:05 A.M., on SH33 at mile marker 57 in Jefferson County.

A 2008 Chevrolet Silverado was traveling eastbound on SH33. A 2018 Volvo semi-truck hauling a trailer was traveling westbound on SH33. The Chevrolet crossed the center line where it struck the Volvo head on.

The driver of the Chevrolet, a 23-year-old-man from Terreton, was not wearing a seatbelt and succumbed to his injures at scene. The driver of the semi-truck, a 24-year-old-man from Louisville, KY, was wearing a seatbelt and was transported to a local hospital.

Traffic on SH33 was blocked for approximately three hours, allowing emergency responders to assist those involved and clear the scene.

The Idaho State Police was assisted by Jefferson County and the Idaho Transportation Department.

This incident remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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