Thursday, March 11, 2010

Fatal 4 wheeler ATV Crash near Lava Hot Springs

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Idaho State Police
Region 5 - 5205 South 5th Ave.
Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2203
(208) 236-6466 FAX: (208) 233-7451

For Immediate Release: 3/11/2010 2:45 a.m.
Contact: Cpl. Brady Barnes

On Wednesday, March 10, 2010, at approximately 10:45 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a one vehicle rollover crash. Steven E. Toone, 69, of Willard, UT was traveling on a 4 wheeler ATV northbound on Smith Canyon Road, approximately three to four miles south of Dempsey Creek Road, near Lava Hot Springs, ID. Mr. Toone lost control of the vehicle on a slick, snow-covered road, causing the vehicle to roll over. Mr. Toone was thrown from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation is continuing.

Next of kin has been notified.