UPDATE: Idaho State Police on Wednesday said that 31-year-old Kristy L. Lesch, the passenger in the vehicle, has died due to injuries sustained in the crash.


ABERDEEN, Idaho (PRESS RELEASE)-On July 26, 2016, at approximately 11:50 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a one vehicle crash southbound on State Highway 39, south of Aberdeen.

Chad M. Lesch, 27, of Jerome, was driving southbound on State Highway 39 in a 2004 Hyundai Accent.  Lesch lost control of the vehicle, and it rolled off the right shoulder of the roadway.

Neither Lesch, nor his passenger, Kristy L. Lesch, 31, of Aberdeen,  were wearing seatbelts, and were both ejected from the vehicle.  Both subjects were transported by ground ambulance to Power County Hospital District in American Falls.

The investigation is continuing.