Woman who fails to stop at sign, travels onto highway resulting in fatal crash

This photo shows the remains of the 1998 Mazda Protege driven by Frances Redick, 55, of Weiser, who died when she traveled through a stop-sign onto a highway, where she was subsequently struck by an oncoming vehicle.

A two-vehicle crash five miles north of Payette on Saturday morning killed a Weiser woman.

According to a news release from Idaho State Police, Frances E. Redick, 55, was driving west on Cox Road, in a 1998 Mazda Protege, while Humberto Ruiz was northbound on U.S. Hwy 95.

Redick did not yield at a stop sign, traveling into the highway where she was struck an oncoming vehicle, a 2004 Dodge Durango, driven by Ruiz, 73, of Payette.

Redick died at the scene of the crash.

Ruiz and his passengers were transported via ground ambulance to Weiser Memorial Hospital in Weiser.

All occupants were wearing seat belts.

Both lanes of the highway were closed for about three hours.

State Police is still investigating the crash.

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