UPDATE: 18 Year-Old Killed in Monday Crash
UPDATE 8/03/2017: MURTAUGH, Idaho (KLIX) According to the Cassia County Sheriff’s Office, an 18 year old woman was killed in a collision with a semi-truck Monday morning. At around 7:15 a.m. deputies responded to US Highway 30 at 400 South to a two vehicle crash.
The sheriff’s office in a statement says Nancy Novoa Parra, age 18, of Burley, either pulled out onto the highway in front of the truck. The semi hit the driver’s side of Novoa Parra’s Chevrolet HHR. The impact ejected the woman despite her wearing a seatbelt. The truck’s driver, Kenneth Bassett, age 59, of Twin Falls, was not seriously injured and did not need to be taken to the hospital. Novoa Parra was pronounced dead at the scene. The Cassia County Sheriff’s Office says it was helped by the Idaho State Police, Idaho Department of Transportation, Cassia Regional Hospital Medic 1, and Burley Fire EMS. The crash is still under investigation.
Between 1200 West Road and 1100 West Road (8 miles east of the Murtaugh area). The road is blocked. Look out for a crash. Emergency vehicles are at the scene.