30-year-old Nampa woman killed in Highway 55 crash near Banks

Idaho State Troopers and Boise County Sheriff's deputies responded to a multi-vehicle crash in Banks at the intersection of State Highway 55 and County Highway 17.

A 30-year-old Nampa woman died on Wednesday after a multiple vehicle crash along Highway 55.

Idaho State Police says Kristine Stapleton was stopped at the intersection of Highway 17 (Banks-Lowman) when she failed to yield to traffic as she turned onto Highway 55. She was struck by a Ford passenger van towing a trailer.

Stapleton died at the scene of the crash.

Twelve children were in the van that were part of an out-of-state group going to McCall on a rafting trip. Six of those children were taken to St. Alphonsus with minor injuries.

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