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Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
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For Immediate Release
On Friday, October 14, 2011, at 8:19 am, Idaho State Police investigated a one vehicle crash on County Line Road at 3700 East near Rigby, Idaho. Joey Atwood, age 34 of Rigby, was driving east on County Line Road in a 1995 Peterbilt dump truck pulling a flatbed trailer carrying a backhoe. Atwood drove off the roadway and the trailer became disconnected from the truck.
The flatbed trailer overturned landing on a barbwire fence. The subsequent investigation determined that Mr. Atwood was under the influence of alcohol and subsequently arrested and charged with DUI while operating a commercial vehicle.