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Fatal Crash East of Burley

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

For Immediate Release: 04/28/24 3:14 AM
Please direct questions to the District Office

Idaho State Police is investigating a vehicle crash that occurred Saturday April 27, 2024, at 9:08 p.m., on Old Highway 30 near 2450 east, in Cassia County.

A 48-year-old male from Jackson, Idaho and a 48-year-old male passenger from Rupert were driving northwest on Old Highway 30 in a 2023 Can-Am Defender Side-By-Side. The Side-By-Side struck a cow, the vehicle left the roadway, and overturned.

The driver was transported via air ambulance to a local hospital and the passenger succumbed to his injures on scene. Neither occupant was wearing a seatbelt.

The roadway was blocked for approximately three hours to allow emergency personnel and law enforcement to investigate and clear the scene.

This crash remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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