Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Motorcycle Crash Injures One Near Tetonia

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

For Immediate Release: 07/28/10 8:30 p.m.
Contact: Corporal Egbert

On Tuesday, July 28, 2010, at 1:58 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a single motorcycle crash northbound on State Highway 33 at milepost 131. Arthur Davis, 57, of Jackson, Wyoming, was driving a green 2001 Kawasaki motorcycle at excessive speeds. While approaching a wet road surface, Davis lost control of his motorcycle due to braking too hard. Davis was transported to the Teton Valley Hospital via ground ambulance with non life threatening injuries. Davis was wearing a helmet and safety gear. Alcohol is not a factor in this crash.

The crash is still under investigation by the Idaho State Police, who was assisted by Teton County Sheriff's Office and emergency medical services.