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Head-On Collision Claims The Life Of Local Woman

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By Joey Martin

Jerome, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) At 1:30 Monday afternoon a fatal accident occurred in rural Jerome County claiming the live of a local woman.

According to officials at the scene, 27-year old Chasity Pearson of Wendell was traveling westbound on West Road in Jerome County.

At the same time 39-year old John Cutler, also of Wendell, was traveling eastbound hauling a flat bed trailer with heavy equipment.

That's when, for unknown reasons, Pearson crossed over the center lane and collided with Pearson's trailer.

Cutler was uninjured, but Pearson was pronounced dead at the scene.

Two children were also in the vehicle at the time of accident.

A 4-year old girl was airlifted to Boise and is in critical condition.

A 2-year old boy was transported to a Jerome hospital for evaluation.

The accidents still under investigation.


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