BREAKING NEWS – Traffic Fatality On US 93 South
On Tuesday, April 05, 2011, at approximately 3:26am, the Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle fatality crash on US93 at milepost 33, near Hollister. Roy Thompson, 54 of Tremonton, UT, was travelling southbound on US93 at milepost 33 in a 2009 Freightliner Semi. Jim Edwards, 59 of Wendover, NV, was travelling northbound on US93 in a 1999 Nissan pickup. Edwards drifted into the path of the semi and collided head-on with the semi. The semi went off the right side of the roadway and the pickup came to rest in the lane of travel. Edwards was not wearing a seatbelt and died at the scene of the crash. Thompson had minor injuries and was wearing a seatbelt. The highway was completely blocked for approximately six hours.