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JEROME — Two people died and six people were injured Saturday night in a crash in Jerome County.

Martina E. Rivera Sandoval, 44, of Jerome was killed in the crash at 150 West, 100 North. A child later died at a hospital.

According to the Idaho State Police, Shentasha L. Bybee, 20, of Rexburg, was driving a BMW north on 150 West when she failed to yield for a stop sign, colliding with a vehicle driven by Luis V. Ortiz Vega, 48, of Jerome, who was driving a Dodge minivan.

Bybee was taken by ambulance to St. Luke’s Jerome Medical Center. Bybee’s passengers, Michael J. Wornell, 29, of Twin Falls, and Cole A. Hatcher, 23, of Jerome, were flown via to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise.

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Vega and two children were also flown to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise. One child was taken to St. Luke’s in Jerome. The condition of those injured was not available Sunday night.

The intersection was blocked for about 5 1/2 hours.

ISP is investigating. Jerome Police Department, Jerome County Sheriff’s Office, Jerome County Rural Fire Department, Magic Valley Paramedics, Life Flight Network and Air Saint Luke’s assisted.


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