Three people died and five others were hurt in four crashes from Friday through Monday evening.
The first incident took place north of Challis on Friday evening and involved two vehicles.
Salmon resident Cody Dillard, 36, was driving a 1996 Ford Ranger north on US93 around 8 p.m. when he failed to negotiate a curve and his pickup crossed into the southbound lanes, according to Idaho State Police. The vehicle collided with a southbound 2008 Dodge Ram — driven by Jack Whitworth, 53, of May, Idaho — that was pulling a trailer.
Dillard succumbed to his injuries at the scene, police said. His passenger, Chase Murray, 36, of Hemet, California, was transported to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls by air ambulance.
As of Monday afternoon, Murray was listed in fair condition, according to hospital officials.
On Saturday morning, two people were transported to Portneuf Medical Center (PMC) following a crash in the area of South Fourth Avenue and East Center Street in Pocatello.
State police say Pocatello resident Britany Turpin, 25, was driving south on South Fourth Avenue when she failed to stop at a red light. Her 2007 Chevrolet Colorado entered the intersection at a high rate of speed and collided with a 2017 Mazda MZ3 that was eastbound on East Center Street.
“After impact, the Mazda continued southbound on South 4th Avenue and struck a nearby building,” according to state police.
Both Turpin and the driver of the Mazda, 27-year-old Idaho Falls resident Alexander R. Knudsen, were transported to the hospital by ground ambulance.
As of Monday afternoon, Knudsen was listed in stable condition, according to PMC officials. Turpin’s condition was not available.
On Sunday morning, one adult was killed and two juveniles were injured in a single-vehicle crash in the area of 350 North and 400 West near Rupert.
State police say a juvenile was driving a 1998 Chevrolet 2500 north on 400 West when the vehicle crossed the center line, went off the west side of the road and then rolled.
Sergio Alvarez, 48, and a juvenile, who were both passengers, were ejected in the incident, police said.
Alvarez, whose city of residence was not immediately available, succumbed to his injuries at the scene, police said, adding that both juveniles were transported to local hospitals.
The juveniles’ names were not released.
On Monday evening, a 72-year-old Chubbuck woman was killed in a crash on northbound US91, south of Preston.
State police say Edna M. Sedgwick was driving a 2012 Nissan Sentra when she drove off the right shoulder of the road and into a ditch. The vehicle rolled in the process, landing on its side.
Sedgwick died a the scene of the crash, police said.