UPDATE: 2 dead, 2 hospitalized following crash west of Filer
Highway 30 closed for around three and half hours
FILER, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) -
Updated 6/27/2020 5:28 p.m. :
According to a press release from Idaho State Police, Carolyn Cornie was travelling eastbound in the westbound lane on U.S. Highway 30 in a 2013 Subaru Outback. While Saha Karahasanovic, 41, of Twin Falls, was travelling westbound in a 2014 Nissan Sentra along with passengers Amina Karahasanovic, 20, of Twin Falls, and a minor.
Cornie struck the Nissan head-on. Saha was transported by air ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls. Amina was transported by ground ambulance to St. Luke’s Magic Valley Medical Center in Twin Falls and later transported by air ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls.
Both Cornie and the juvenile passenger in the Nissan died at the scene. Next of kin has been notified. The roadway was blocked for approximately three and a half hours.
Idaho State Police was assisted at the scene by the Twin Falls County Sheriff’s Office, Magic Valley Paramedics, Buhl Fire Department and the Idaho Transportation Department.
This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.
Updated 6/27/2020 4:13 p.m. :
U.S. Highway 30 has been re-opened at around 4:00 p.m.
Updated 6/27/2020 3:43p.m. :
The Twin Falls County Coroner’s office have identified the victims of a car crash, just west of Filer. Families of both the victims of have been notified, identified as 84-year-old Carolyn Margaret Cornie of Buhl, and 13-year-old Lej Kara-Hasanovic of Twin Falls.
KMVT will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.
ORIGINAL 6/27/2020 12:01 p.m. :
Idaho State Police is currently on the scene of a crash on U.S. Highway 30 at 2000 E, just west of Filer. The roadway is completely blocked at this time. More information will be released when it becomes available.
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