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Two interstate accidents kill one, injures another

One person is dead after a rollover accident on Interstate 15, Monday afternoon in Bingham County.

Idaho State Police say at around 5:22 p.m., Police investigated a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 15, near mile marker 99 just north of the Rose Area exit.

41-year-old Julie Gustafson of Mesa, Arizona, was driving Northbound on I-15 in a 2005 Acura TSX. She was struck in the rear by a Toyota, driven by 70-year-oldSusan Horwithfrom Idaho Falls.

Police say the Acura went through the median and across the southbound lanes of I-15, finally coming to rest on the right shoulder. The Toyota went off the right shoulder of the northbound lanes and went through a fence before rolling.

Police say Horwith was not wearing her seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle. She succumbed to her injuries at the scene.

Gustafson was transported by ground ambulance to Bingham Memorial Hospital. Gustafson was wearing a seatbelt.

Shortly before that fatal accident, at approximately 4:05 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated an injury crash on northbound I-15 near milepost 99. This was one mile north of the Rose Area exit.

A 17-year-old female from Pocatello, was driving a 2000 Subaru Legacy Outback.

The Outback drifted off the left shoulder, she over-corrected, drove off the right shoulder and the vehicle rolled.

The teen was transported by ground ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls. Idaho State Police say she was wearing a seat belt.

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