Saturday, June 29, 2013

Two-Vehicle Injury Crash On US91 Near Blackfoot - Update

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Idaho State Police
District 5 5205 South 5th Ave.
Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2299
(208) 236-6466 FAX: (208) 236-6068

For Immediate Release: 06/29/13 at 2:00 p.m.

Please direct questions to the District Office


On June 29, 2013 at approximately 8:45 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle injury crash on US91 at milepost 103, near Blackfoot. Boyd Gettman, 47 of Pocatello, was traveling west in a 2000 Ford Expedition on N 100 W, when he failed to yield for a stop sign. A 1980 Harley Davidson motorcycle was traveling northbound on US91, when it was struck by Gettman's vehicle. The driver of the motorcycle was transported by air ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls.

The identity of the driver of the motorcycle has not yet been confirmed. The northbound and southbound lanes of US91 were blocked for approximately two hours. The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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All lanes of travel are open at this time.

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At this time, Idaho State Police are investigating a two-vehicle injury crash on US91 at milepost 103, near Blackfoot. Both northbound and southbound lanes of travel are blocked at this time. Motorists are encouraged to avoid the area. More information will be released when it becomes available.