Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Fatal Crash North of Jerome in Jerome County

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian, ID 83642 (208) 846-7550
Fax (208) 846-7520

For Immediate Release: 02/21/24 10:06 P.M.
Please direct questions to the District Office

Idaho State Police is investigating a fatal crash that occurred on Wednesday, February 21, 2024, at approximately 5:38 PM, at 295 E 700 N, in Jerome County.

A 36-year-old male from Jerome was westbound on 700 N in a 2024 Subaru Crosstrek. A 30-year-old male from Hagerman was eastbound on 700 N in a 2019 Chevrolet pickup truck. The Subaru crossed the center line into the eastbound lanes where it collided head-on with the Chevrolet.

The driver of the Subaru was wearing a seatbelt and succumbed to his injuries at the scene. The driver of the Chevrolet was not wearing a seatbelt and was transported by air ambulance to a local hospital.

The roadway was blocked for approximately two and a half hours to allow emergency responders to assist those involved and clear the scene.

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