2 people dead after two-car crash near Lava Hot Springs

LAVA HOT SPRINGS, Idaho – Two people are dead after two-car crash near Lava Hot Springs Sunday.

Idaho State Police said the crash occurred just after 3 p.m. when 18 year old Austin Rausch of Idaho Falls, swerved into the opposite lane, hitting an oncoming car.

The driver of the oncoming car was 34-year-old Nyals Bodine of North Ogden, UT. Bodine and one of his passengers, 57 year old Leah Tingey of North Ogden, UT died at the scene.

The other passenger 61-year-old Jeffrey Tingey also from Utah and Rausch were transported to Portneuf Medical Center.

The crash is still under investigation.