Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Injury crash near Tyhee and Hiline

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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: Wednesday October 23, 2013 8:25 pm

Please direct questions to the District Office

On Wednesday October 23, 2013, at 6:25 pm, Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle crash at the intersection of Hiline road and Tyhee road, north of Chubbuck.

Lynnsie Togiai, 20, of Blackfoot, was traveling north on Hiline in a 2008 Toyota Yaris. Michael Deschamps, 51, of Pocatello, was traveling south on a 2002 Harley Davidson motorcycle. Togiai was turning left onto Tyhee, failed to yield to oncoming traffic and the motorcycle struck the passenger side of the car.

Deschamps was not wearing a helmet and was transported by ground ambulance to Portneuf Regional Medical Center. It is unknown if Togiai was wearing her seatbelt at the time of the crash.

The crash is under investigation by The Idaho State Police.