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New Year's Eve crash kills 2

Published On: Jan 01 2014 01:14:04 PM CST
Updated On: Jan 02 2014 01:11:19 PM CST

Two people died and seven were injured in a two-vehicle crash on icy Interstate 15 in southeastern Idaho on New Year's Eve.

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) -

Two people died and seven were injured in a two-vehicle crash on icy Interstate 15 in southeastern Idaho on New Year's Eve.
    
The Idaho State Police says the driver of a southbound car lost control on the icy roads near Inkom, southeast of Pocatello. The car went through the median and into the northbound lane, where it hit a pickup at about 9:45 p.m.
    
Two passengers in the car died at the scene. The ISP identified them as 21-year-old Jacob Arnold and 19-year-old Nicolas Bozorg-Omid, both of Pocatello. The driver of the car - 19-year-old Andre Lopez of Chubbuck - and two other passengers were taken to the hospital. The occupants of the pickup - Richard and Marcia Kmetz of Bonner, Mont., and their two children - also were taken to the hospital in Pocatello.

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