Idaho state Controller Donna Jones stepped down from her position last week to focus on recovering from injuries sustained in a car accident on May 25.

"Upholding my sacred oath to fulfill my duties to the people of Idaho is incredibly important to me," Jones said in a statement. "My medical team now anticipates my recovery could take up to two years. Knowing this, I cannot in good conscience deliver anything less than a full measure to those who have trusted me all these years."

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