Idaho State Police investigating fatal crash in Jerome
JEROME, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) —Idaho State Police are investigating a vehicle versus pedestrian collision that occurred at 1:56 p.m., June 5, 2023, in the 600 Block of North Fillmore Street, in Jerome City.
A 72-year-old female of Jerome was driving a 2019 Jeep Cherokee southbound on North Fillmore Street. A juvenile ran into the roadway and collided with the Jeep near North Fillmore Street and 6th Ave East.
The juvenile was transported by private vehicle to a local hospital, where they succumbed to their injuries.
The driver of the Jeep was wearing a seatbelt. The northbound and southbound lanes of North Fillmore Street were blocked for approximately three and a half hours.
The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.
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