One Killed in Lincoln County Near Kimama
SHOSHONE, Idaho (PRESS RELEASE)-On Saturday, June 25th, 2016, at approximately 05:57 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a single vehicle fatality rollover crash westbound State Highway 24 at milepost 34, east of Kimama.
A 2010 Mazda 3 was traveling westbound, when the suspected driver lost control and the vehicle drove off the south shoulder and went airborne. A passenger was ejected from the vehicle and succumbed to their injuries on scene.
The suspected driver, Seamus Murphy, 20, of Rupert and a second passenger, Jose Rios, 20, of Rupert, were transported by ground ambulance to Minidoka Memorial Hospital in Rupert. The victim of the crash was a juvenile.
The suspected driver was the only one wearing a seatbelt. Notification to family have been made. The crash is under investigation by Idaho State Police. As of 5:30 p.m. the highway was fully open.