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One Person Injured Following Three Vehicle Pileup Near Jerome
Jerome, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) - Idaho State Police say one person was injured in a three vehicle crash along Highway 93 at milepost 57. That’s about 3 miles north of the Highway 93 I-84 junction. Police say a line of vehicles northbound on 93 were slowing down for a vehicle that was turning left on 200 South. Jodene Hollingshead, 58, of Dietrich, driving a 2011 Dodge Durango, failed to stop in time for the slowing traffic. Hollingshead hit the back of a 2008 Ford F150 pickup, driven by Richard P. Pruneau, 51, of Shoshone. Pruneau's vehicle struck the rear of a 2001 GMC Sonoma Pickup driven by Kenneth R. Miller, 55, of Jerome.
The drivers of all three vehicles were wearing seatbelts. Pruneau was transported by ground ambulance to St. Luke's Magic Valley Regional Medical Center. The north bound lanes of U.S. Highway 93 were blocked for approximately an hour and twenty minutes.