Sunday, October 20, 2013

Crash near Richfield claims one

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

For Immediate Release: 10/20/13 6:00 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On October 20, 2013, at 2:36 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle fatality crash on US Highway 26 at milepost 181, near Richfield. Juan Linares Nava, 19, of Richfield, was southbound on US-26 in a 2005 Ford F150 pickup. Donald Riley, 92, also of Richfield, was eastbound on 720 North driving a Kawasaki Mule ATV. Riley did not yield at the intersection with US-26, and the two vehicles collided head-on.

Riley was not wearing a helmet. He succumbed at the scene to his injuries. Next of kin has been notified. Both lanes of US-26 were blocked for approximately two and a half hours while officers investigated.