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Fatality crash southbound of Highway 55

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Posted at 10:52 PM, Jul 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-06 00:57:08-04

IDAHO — Sunday July 5, around 5 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a fatality crash southbound of SH55 south of Banks.

Matthew D. Fletcher, 50, of Meridian, was driving southbound, drove off the roadway and hit a tree.

"Fletcher and one juvenile passenger were transported via air ambulance to St. Alphonsus Hospital in Boise," according to Idaho State Police. "A second juvenile passenger was transported by air ambulance also to St. Alphonsus Hospital in Boise. A third passenger, Katherine Fletcher, 48, of Meridian, succumbed to her injuries at scene."

All occupants of the vehicle were wearing seat belts and next of kin has been notified.

The crash is currently under investigation.