Top Stories June 11, 2019

Teton Valley Wreck Kills Two

by Jackson Hole Radio News

A Teton Middle School teacher and Driggs Elementary School student died last week in a head-on collision near Tetonia on State Highway 33. The Idaho State Police reports 45-year-old Madelene Quissek, of Tetonia was traveling eastbound on Highway 33 and 43-year-old Myrna Izaguirre of Burien, Washington, was traveling westbound when the two vehicles struck each other head on. Quissek and 8-year-old Dory Puglisi who was inin her vehicle with her succumbed to their injuries on scene.  A second juvenile passenger in Quissek’s vehicle and Izaguirre were transported by ground ambulance to Madison Memorial Hospital in Rexburg. All occupants were wearing seatbelts. The accident is still under investigation by the Idaho State Police.