Tuesday, June 27, 2017

***Update*** SH 51 Closed Between Bruneau and Mountain Home for a Controlled Burn

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
Fax (208) 846-7520

For Immediate Release: 06/26/2017 @ 11:45 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

***Update***

SH 51 is now open.

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The Bureau of Land Management is conducting controlled burns in the vicinity of State Highway 51 from mileposts 78 to 81, between Bruneau and Mountain Home. The road has been closed until these actions have been completed.

An update will be issued when the road is re-opened.

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Monday, June 26, 2017

SH 51 Closed Between Bruneau and Mountain Home for a Controlled Burn

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IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE
District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
Fax (208) 846-7520

For Immediate Release: 06/26/2017 @ 11:45 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

The Bureau of Land Management is conducting controlled burns in the vicinity of State Highway 51 from mileposts 78 to 81, between Bruneau and Mountain Home. The road has been closed until these actions have been completed.

An update will be issued when the road is re-opened.

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Final Update: Crash blocking traffic on US26

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District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
Fax (208) 324-7897

*** Final Update ***

For Immediate Release: 06/26/17 at 10:15 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On June 26, 2017, at approximately 12:30 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a fatality crash on US 26 at milepost 173, between Shoshone and Richfield, ID.

Judy K. Childs, 54, of Shoshone, was stopped in the eastbound lane of travel in a 2000 Jeep, waiting for traffic to clear so she could make a left-hand turn into a driveway. Steven K. Jones, 66, of Jerome was travelling eastbound behind Childs on a 2011 Harley Davidson Motorcycle. Jones did not slow for Childs' vehicle and struck it.

Childs was wearing a seatbelt. Jones was not wearing a helmet and succumbed to his injuries at the crash scene.

Next of kin has been notified.

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***Update***

At this time all lanes of travel are now open. More information will be released as it becomes available.

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The Idaho State Police is currently on scene of a crash that is blocking both eastbound and westbound traffic on US26 at milepost 173 between Shoshone and Richfield. More information will be given as it becomes available.

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Update: Crash blocking traffic on US26

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District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
Fax (208) 324-7897

For Immediate Release: 06/26/17 3:06 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

***Update***

At this time all lanes of travel are now open. More information will be released as it becomes available.

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The Idaho State Police is currently on scene of a crash that is blocking both eastbound and westbound traffic on US26 at milepost 173 between Shoshone and Richfield. More information will be given as it becomes available.

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*Update* Injury Crash in Idaho Falls on I15

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Idaho State Police
District 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
(208) 525-7377 FAX: (208) 525-7294

For Immediate Release: 6/26/2017 1:53 p.m.
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***Update***

Correction to earlier press release: the motorcycle was originally northbound on Interstate 15, the motorcycle came to rest near the southbound I15 on-ramp.

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On Monday, June 26, 2017, at approximately 6:30 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a motorcycle crash with injuries near Interstate 15 on-ramp for exit 119 in Idaho Falls.

Mickelo Harris, 42, of Idaho Falls was driving southbound on Interstate 15 on a 1982 Honda Motorcycle. Harris took the 119 off-ramp, failed to maintain lanes, driving over to the left shoulder where he lost control of the motorcycle. The motorcycle tipped to the left and he was ejected. Harris was not wearing a helmet and was transported by ground ambulance to the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. Harris was medically cleared and placed in custody with drug charges pending. No other vehicles were involved and no blockage.

This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police with the assistance from the Bonneville County Sheriff's Office and Idaho Falls EMS.

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Crash blocking traffic on US26

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District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
Fax (208) 324-7897

For Immediate Release: 06/26/17 12:57 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

The Idaho State Police is currently on scene of a crash that is blocking both eastbound and westbound traffic on US26 at milepost 173 between Shoshone and Richfield. More information will be given as it becomes available.

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Injury Crash in Idaho Falls on I15

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Idaho State Police
District 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
(208) 525-7377 FAX: (208) 525-7294

For Immediate Release: 6/26/2017 12:25 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Monday, June 26, 2017, at approximately 6:30 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a motorcycle crash with injuries near Interstate 15 on-ramp for exit 119 in Idaho Falls.

Mickelo Harris, 42, of Idaho Falls was driving southbound on Interstate 15 on a 1982 Honda Motorcycle. Harris took the 119 off-ramp, failed to maintain lanes, driving over to the left shoulder where he lost control of the motorcycle. The motorcycle tipped to the left and he was ejected. Harris was not wearing a helmet and was transported by ground ambulance to the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. Harris was medically cleared and placed in custody with drug charges pending. No other vehicles were involved and no blockage.

This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police with the assistance from the Bonneville County Sheriff's Office and Idaho Falls EMS.

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