Thursday, June 9, 2011

Vehicle versus Bicyclist in Felt

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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: 06/09/11 09:00pm
Contact: Trooper Green

On Thursday June 9th, 2011 at approximately 5:51pm, the Idaho State Police investigated a vehicle versus bicycle crash on SH32 in Felt, Idaho. Eduardo Lopez, 18 of Ashton, was traveling southbound on SH32 when he exited onto a dirt turn off. While turning off of the highway Lopez collided with a bicycle ridden by a 15 year old male. The bicyclist was transported by air ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center with unknown injuries.

The crash is still under investigation by Trooper Green. Trooper Green was assisted by Teton County Sheriff's Office, Teton County Fire Department, and Teton Valley Ambulance.