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On Sunday, June 23, 2019, at approximately 6:00 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a single vehicle fatal crash on 350 N and 400 W, near Rupert.

A 1998 Chevy 2500 pickup, with a juvenile driver, was traveling north on 400 W. The driver crossed over the center line, went off the west side of the roadway, and rolled. Passengers Sergio Alvarez, 48, and another juvenile were ejected from the vehicle.

The two juveniles were transported to local hospitals. Sergio succumbed to his injuries on scene.

Next of kin has been notified.

Idaho State Police were assisted on scene by Minidoka Sheriff's Office, Heyburn Police Department, West End Fire, and Minidoka Memorial EMS.

400 W was blocked for approximately 4 hours.

This crash is under investigation by Idaho State Police.