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Crash kills one near Hollister

courtesy: MGN Online
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Published: Dec. 15, 2015 at 8:43 AM MST
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A head-on crash eight miles north of Hollister has taken the life of a juvenile. Idaho State Police say the accident happened Monday night around 9:17 pm.

Kristina Lakey, 23, of North Las Vegas, Nevada, was driving northbound on US93 in a 2011 Ford Fiesta, while Robert Legg Schuyler, 18, of Filer, was drving southbound on US93 in a 2008 Dodge Dakota. Snow was drifting accross the highway. The two vehicles collided head-on. The Dodge Dakota remained on the roadway and the Ford Fiesta went off the east side of the lanes of travel.

Lakey was transported by ground ambulance to St. Luke's Magic Valley Hospital. Her juvenile passenger succumbed to injuries on scene.

Legg Schuyler was not transported.

All occupants were using safety restraints at the time of the collision.

The highway was blocked and traffic was diverted around the scene of the crash for approximately three hours.