On Friday, June 14, 2019, at 11:39 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a single-vehicle fatality crash at East Fork Mink Creek Road, near Pocatello in Bannock County.
Thomas Z. Stamus, 24, of Pocatello, was driving eastbound on East Fork Mink Creek Road in a 2018 Nissan Sentra. Stamus failed to negotiate a left turn in the roadway and veered off the right shoulder down an embankment. Stamus' passenger, Rheanna D. Archer, 26, of American Falls, succumbed to her injuries on scene.
Stamus was taken by air ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello.
Stamus and Archer were not wearing seatbelts. Alcohol was involved.
Next of kin has been notified.
Idaho State Police were assisted by Bannock County Sheriff's Office and Bannock County Search and Rescue.