On Thursday, June 16, 2022, at approximately 6:33 p.m., Blaine County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a single-vehicle injury rollover crash on State Highway 75 south of East Magic Rd. (milepost 98).
A crash scene investigation determined that a 17-year-old juvenile from Twin Falls, Idaho, was driving a 1997 brown Dodge Dakota southbound on Hwy 75 with two passengers. The Dakota traveled off the right shoulder of the road, then overcorrected rolling approximately three times crossing both the north and southbound lanes before leaving the Highway on the east side.
Passengers Manuel Antjuan Astoga-Zepada, age 18, and Nezerah John Reed, age 24, both of Twin Falls, who were not wearing seatbelts, sustained injuries in the crash and were transported by ground ambulance to St. Luke’s Wood River Medical Center. The juvenile driver, who was wearing a seatbelt, refused medical treatment.
The vehicle sustained substantial damage and was towed from the scene.
Sheriff Steve Harkins
Posted: 3:30 p.m. on June 21, 2022
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