Canyon County

Young driver dies, 2 juveniles hurt in one-vehicle crash in Middleton

The driver, identified only as "a juvenile," died Wednesday at the scene of the crash, and two juvenile passengers were taken to local hospitals by ambulance, Idaho State Police reported in a news release.

No information about the driver's name, gender or specific age is being released at this time, an ISP spokesman said Wednesday evening. Next of kin has been notified, according to the news release.

The crash happened shortly before 2:30 p.m. on Hartley Lane south of Fieldstone Place in Middleton, ISP reports.

The driver was headed north on Hartley in a 2000 Dodge Ram pickup when the truck went off the right shoulder, ISP reports. The driver overcorrected, and the pickup went off the left shoulder of the road and rolled, going through a fence and ending up in a pasture, according to the news release.

The road was blocked for approximately two and a half hours while investigators worked at the crash scene, ISP reports. The crash remains under investigation.

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