State Of Idaho Employee/Vehicle Involved In Two Car Pileup


By Paul Johnson

Lemi County, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) - Wednesday morning, the Idaho State Police investigated an injury crash that involved a State employee with a State Vehicle. The accident reported at 11:26 a.m., happened on State Highway 28, milepost 115 in Tendoy, Idaho. Mark Donahue, 37 of the Idaho State Police Alcohol Beverage Control Division was traveling northbound in a state vehicle near the junction of State Highwy 28 and Tendoy Lane. Marisa Dietz, 20, of Idaho Falls, was traveling southbound in a 1988 Toyota pickup truck, with her passenger, Mckinsey Speirs, 20, of Idaho Falls, when a vehicle in front of them stopped to turn left. Dietz attempted to turn left into the Tendoy Store parking lot, turning in front of Donahue. Donahue struck the right passenger area of the pickup and both vehicles went off the right side of the road. Kathy Angell, 57, of St. Anthony, was parked in the parking, in a 2008 Pontiac Grand Am, when Dietz struck the rear of Angell's vehicle. All vehicles came to rest in the parking lot. Dietz and Speirs were transported to Steele Memorial Hospital and later flown to the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls. Dietz and Speirs were not wearing seatbelts. Donahue and Angell were wearing seatbelts and were not transported. The Idaho State Police were assisted at the scene by the Lemhi County Sheriff’s Office and Lemhi County EMS. This investigation is ongoing.

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