'100 Deadliest Days' Get Deadlier: Two Passengers Die at the Scene of Late Night Wreck 

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Another fatal accident in the Treasure Valley late Saturday night confirmed that this summer is one of the deadliest seasons on the region's roadways in recent memories. Idaho State Police said the the scene of the latest tragedy was the intersection of Kuna and Robinson roads in Canyon County. That's where, investigators said, 18-year-old Thomas Hunt of Meridian was driving a 2002 Chevrolet Blazer northbound on Robinson Road. He failed to yield at a stop sign and  collided with a 2014 Subaru Impreza, traveling eastbound on Kuna Road, driven by 32-year-old Jacob Ware.

Two passengers in Hunt's vehicle, 18-year Zachary Newman of Meridian and a juvenile were ejected from the car and died of injuries at the scene.  Meanwhile, Hunt and two other juvenile passengers were rushed to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise. Ware, one his passengers. 31-year-old Jessica Ware of Kuna, and two other passengers, both juveniles, were transported to St. Al's Medical Center in Nampa.

ISP said the passengers in Hunt's vehicle were not wearing seat belts, while Ware and his passengers were all wearing seat belts.

Law enforcement reminds all motorists that the stretch of time between Memorial Day and Labor Day have been unfortunately called the "100 deadliest days."
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