Middleton High school student killed in single vehicle rollover

Posted at 11:51 AM, Dec 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-01 13:55:58-05

Officials have identified the student killed in a single-vehicle rollover Wednesday.

Officials say Ashtyn Walsh, 16, died at the scene. She was a student at Middleton High.

Counselors are on campus today, assisting grieving students.
About 2:30 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a single-vehicle, fatality crash on Hartley Lane south of Fieldstone Place in Middleton. 

The juvenile driver was northbound on Hartley Lane in a 2000 Dodge Ram pickup when the Dodge went off the right shoulder.  The driver overcorrected and went off the left shoulder of the road, where the vehicle rolled, according to the Idaho State Police. The vehicle went through a fence and came to rest in a pasture.  

The driver succumbed to injuries received at the scene of the crash.  There were two juvenile passengers in the vehicle at the time, and both were transported to the hospital by ground ambulance.  One was taken to St. Luke's in Nampa and the other to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise.  Next of kin has been notified. 

The road was blocked for approximately two and a half hours while the crash was being investigated.

The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.