Woman dies in collision near Fort Hall

POSTED: 10:42 AM MDT Oct 27, 2013    UPDATED: 01:02 PM MDT Oct 28, 2013 
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FORT HALL, Idaho -

Idaho State Police are investigating a car crash near Fort Hall that claimed the life of a Pocatello woman.

The accident happened a little past 2 a.m. Sunday in the southbound lanes on Interstate 15 at milepost 77.

Kristen M. Menta, 24, of Pocatello, was driving a 2007 Pontiac G6 was traveling north on Interstate 15 when she crossed over into the southbound lanes and struck a 2011 Freightliner driven by Teresa M. Crisp, 51, of Lethbridge, Alberta, ISP said.  

Menta died at the accident.  

Troopers said Menta was not wearing a seat belt, and Crisp was wearing a seat belt. The crash is being investigated by the ISP and the Fort Hall Police Department.