On Monday, February 10 Chase Panda, 19, died in a two-vehicle accident west of Middleton.
The accident occurred before 10 a.m. on Idaho 44. Panda was driving east when he ran into a tractor-trailer turning east onto Idaho 44. Panda was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. The driver of the tractor-trailer did not sustain serious injuries.
Currently Idaho police are still investigating all possible causes of the accident. Some investigators mentioned that the weather on the day of the accident may have affected Panda’s ability to see beyond certain distances.
The attorneys of Jessica Rutzick & Associates extend our condolences to those affected by this tragic accident.