Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Woman treated, released after car accident

Victim complains of head pain in single-vehicle mishap

Express Staff Writer

A Hailey woman was treated and released at St. Luke's Wood River following a single-vehicle accident last week on East Fork Road north of Hailey.

The Blaine County Sheriff's Office identified the woman Monday as 41-year-old Heather Gillespie. Sheriff's Capt. Jay Davis said Gillespie was transported to the hospital by Wood River Fire & Rescue ambulance after she complained of head pain.

The accident occurred shortly after 6 p.m. Thursday on East Fork Road near its intersection with Ranch Lane. Davis said Gillespie was westbound in a gray 2005 Ford F150 pickup when she lost control of the vehicle.


"She got too close to the shoulder and the snow sucked her in," Davis said.

The investigation report did not state whether Gillespie was wearing a seatbelt.

Terry Smith:

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