Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Fatal Crash Near Spencer, Idaho on I15

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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: 09/15/2010 9:37 P.M
Contact: Cpl. Scoggins

Idaho State Police investigated a one-vehicle fatal crash on Wednesday, September 15, 2010, at approximately 3:42 p.m. north of Spencer, Idaho. Charles M. Stark, 72, of Brea, CA, was traveling southbound on Interstate 15 at mile post 186.5 in a 2004 Ford Excursion with a utility trailer. Starks went off the road in to the median, over corrected, came back up onto the roadway, and over corrected again. His trailer separated from the vehicle, and he went back off into the median, over turned and came to rest on the driver's side in the northbound lanes.

Both Stark and his wife, Loretta, were wearing seatbelts. Mr. Stark died on scene due to the injuries received in the crash. His wife, Loretta L. Stark, 71 of Brea, CA was transported to the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center where she was treated and released with minor injuries.

This crash is being investigated by Corporal Scoggins of the Idaho State Police, with assistance of Clark County Deputies.