UPDATE: Police identify second driver killed in crash south of Rogerson

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(KMVT/KSVT) — UPDATE 7/19 6:00 p.m.: Idaho State Police said two people died after a head-on collision on US Highway 93 at milepost 12, south of Rogerson.

Crash on US Highway 93, south of Rogerson on July 18, 2019. (KMVT/Elenee Dao)

The male driving a Ford Taurus was identified as Mark DeFelice, 64, of San Diego, California.

Notification has been made to the family.

Idaho State Police was assisted by the Twin Falls County Sheriff's Office, Salmon Track Fire Department Station 27, Twin Falls County Coroner and the Idaho Transportation Department.

UPDATE 11:15 p.m.: Idaho State Police said two people have died after a head-on collision on US Highway 93 at milepost 12, south of Rogerson.

Idaho State Police was called out to the crash at 4:15 p.m.

A man was driving a Ford Taurus northbound on US Highway 93. Bradley Berry, 57, of Carlin, Nev., was driving a Chevrolet Suburban southbound.

Officials said the Ford Taurus crossed the center line and hit Berry's vehicle head-on.

The Ford Taurus came to rest on the east shoulder and Berry's vehicle rolled and rested on the west shoulder of the highway.

The driver of the Ford Taurus and Berry both died from their injuries at the scene.

Berry had passenger Melissa Ure, 33, of Elko, Nev., and two juvenile passengers who were taken by ground ambulance to St. Luke's Magic Valley.

Angelina Berry, 57, of Carlin, Nev., was also in the car with Berry and was taken to St. Luke's Magic Valley by air ambulance.

Officials said both drivers were wearing a seatbelt.

Both lanes of travel were blocked for about one hour and one lane was blocked for three more hours.

The crash is still under investigation by ISP.

UPDATE: 9:00 p.m.: Idaho State Police said all lanes of travel are now open.

ORIGINAL: Idaho State Police is currently investigating a crash on U.S. Highway 93, north of the Idaho-Nevada border.

ISP Tweeted the crash involved a two-vehicle head-on collision. Drivers are asked to avoid the area. ISP told a KMVT reporter at least one of the vehicles rolled.

The northbound lane was reopened shortly after 5 p.m.

The crash occurred at about 4 p.m. about 12 miles north of the border and south of Rogerson. Both directions of travel were blocked for a time, according to an ISP news release released just before 5 p.m.

KMVT reporter is en route to the crash.

Check back for updates.



 
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