Friday, June 3, 2011

One-vehicle crash on I84

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

For Immediate Release: 06/03/11 6:00 PM
Contact: Trooper Comorosky

On Friday, June 03, 2011, at approximately 12:15 PM, the Idaho State Police investigated a one-vehicle injury crash east bound on Interstate I84 at milepost 172 near the Twin Falls exit. Courtney Honhorst, 65 of Wendell, was traveling west bound in a 2002 GMC Sierra pickup. Honhorst was eating an apple and advised that he began choking, causing him to lose control of the vehicle and go into the median where it overturned. Honhorst was extricated from the vehicle and taken by ground ambulance to Saint Lukes Magic Valley Hospital in Twin Falls where he was treated for minor injuries. One east bound lane was blocked for approximately 45 minutes for the investigation. Seatbelts were not worn.

This crash is under investigation by Trooper Comorosky with assistance from Corporal Faller, Trooper N. Walker, Corporal Wendler and Jerome County Sherriff and EMS.