Mother loses unborn baby following car crash; teenager remains in critical condition

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Joseph and Brittney Jamesen. Brittney remains in critical condition at EIRMC. | Family photo

IDAHO FALLS — A local mother and teenage boy are fighting for their lives Tuesday, as two other families prepare to bury their loved ones.

Officials continue to investigate a two-vehicle crash that happened at 45th West and 17th South Monday around 12:10 p.m. Ivy Vigliotti, 15, Asher Strubel, 15, and another 15-year-old were in 1995 Geo Tracker that collided with a 2005 Chevy Tahoe being driven by 31-year-old Brittney Jamesen.

Ivy and Asher died at the scene. The 15-year-old, whose name has not been released, and Jamesen were rushed to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center where they remain in critical condition.

Jamesen’s family tells EastIdahoNews.com she is currently in a coma fighting for her life in the Intensive Care Unit.

She was five months pregnant, but according to the family, the unborn child did not survive the crash. Jamesen also has three young children.

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Ivy Victoria Vigliotti

Ivy Victoria Vigliotti | Wood Funeral Home

Ivy Victoria Vigliotti lived in Idaho Falls and died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash.

She was born in 2001 in Idaho Falls to Christopher John Vigliotti and Shannon Theresa Sharpe. She grew up and attended schools in Idaho Falls and was attending Skyline High School at the time of her passing, according to an obituary posted on Wood Funeral Home’s website.

Ivy loved soccer and track, arts and crafts, music, and pets. She also loved being with her family and friends. She especially loved spending time with her little brother.

A gathering for family and friends will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Wood Funeral Home, 273 North Ridge Avenue, Idaho Falls.

Asher James Strubel

Asher James Strubel lived in Iona and died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash.

He was born in 2002 in Colorado to James Carl Strubel and Lesli June Thompson Strubel. He grew up and attended schools in Idaho Falls and was attending Skyline High School at the time of his death, according to an obituary posted on Wood Funeral Home’s website.

Asher loved baseball. He loved his teammates and coaches. Asher was everyone’s best friend.

Funeral services have not been announced.

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