Police: Dog may have triggered deadly I-84 crash

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Police: Dog may have triggered deadly I-84 crash

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by KTVB

KTVB.COM

Posted on April 9, 2012 at 8:57 PM

Updated Thursday, Dec 5 at 10:45 AM

NAMPA -- Police say a small dog in the car may have distracted the driver involved in a crash that killed a woman on Interstate 84 Monday night. They also believe alcohol and speed were factors in the accident but are still investigating.

Idaho State Police have released the names of the two victims involved in the deadly rollover near Nampa. 

Police say 49-year-old Wendy Hoff of Ogden, Utah, died after being thrown from the car just after 8 p.m. Hoff was riding as a passenger in the car driven by 47-year-old Shawn Sant, who is also of Ogden, Utah.

The crash happened in the westbound lane of I-84, near milepost 34 in Nampa.

Sant was taken to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise with serious injuries.

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