Juvenile and Adult Killed in Five-car Pileup in East Idaho
SHELLEY, Idaho (KLIX)-Two people were killed Saturday, one of them a juvenile, in a five-vehicle pileup in Shelley, Idaho.
According to Idaho State Police, Jean Hurrle, 24, of Idaho Falls and an unidentified juvenile passenger died after being taken to area hospitals.
ISP said the crash happened at around 12:45 p.m. on U.S. Highway 91, when a Ford F350 stopped to make a left turn into a business, two other vehicles, a Toyota Tacoma driven by Taylor France, 42, of Firth and a Nissan Sentra driven by Caitlyn Evans, 20, of Idaho Falls, had slowed for the stopped pickup. A Ford F350, driven by Jericka Evans, 29, of Firth, was also headed north and did not slow for traffic striking the Nissan Sentra.
The impact forced the Nissan and Toyota into the opposing lane and were hit by a southbound Ford F150, driven by Guadalupe Vega, 37, of Idaho Falls. Hurrle and the juvenile were passengers in the Nissan and taken to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls. The highway was blocked for about four hours.