Man dies and three others injured in head-on crash near Preston

Idaho State Police report one man died and three other people were injured Monday night after a two vehicle accident near 350 E. US-91 in Preston, Idaho.

Officers said Manuel Davila-Martinez was driving a Chevy pickup, attempting to turn onto the highway just before 7 p.m. He reportedly lost control of the truck on the icy road and drove into oncoming traffic, striking a Jeep Grand Cherokee head-on. The 59-year-old Preston man and 37-year-old passenger, Gildardo G. Davila, were not wearing seat belts.

Amanda J. Baker was driving the Jeep with a minor passenger onboard. They both were reportedly wearing seat belts.

Officers said all four people were transported by ambulance to Franklin County Medical Center. Davila-Martinez was later pronounced dead from his injuries.

<hr /><p style=”text-align: center;”>will@cvradio.com

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