Thursday, August 19, 2010

Injury Crash EB I84 at Franklin Road in Nampa

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

For Immediate Release: 08/19/2010 1:30 a.m.
Contact: Trooper Beckner

On August 18, 2010 at 11:11 p.m. Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle injury crash eastbound on I84 at mile marker 36, near Franklin Road in Nampa.

Gary L. Korte, 50 of Corvallis, OR was traveling eastbound on I84 riding a 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle. Korte�s motorcycle clipped a 2001 Subaru Legacy that was slowing in traffic in front of him. Korte was ejected from his motorcycle landing on the pavement. He was transported to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the Subaru, Jessica N. Smith, 32 of Boise, and her passenger Mary C. Smith, also 32 from Boise, were not injured in the crash.

The eastbound lanes of travel were blocked for about 30 minutes. As a result traffic was diverted.

This crash is still under investigation by Trooper Beckner with the Idaho State Police.