Sunday, August 31, 2014

Injury Crash near Idaho Falls

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Idaho State Police
District 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
(208) 525-7377 FAX: (208) 525-7294

For Immediate Release: 08/31/2014 3:46 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Saturday, August 31, 2014 at 12:23 a.m., the Idaho State Police, along with the Bonneville County Sheriff's Office, investigated an injury crash on St. Leon Road and U.S. Highway 20 near Idaho Falls.

Clinton B. Erickson, 16 years old of Rexburg, was driving east on U.S. Highway 20 in a 1997 Chevrolet Malibu. Erickson struck 40 feet of guardrail at milepost 311. The vehicle continued through the median and plummeted on to St. Leon Road, landing on its side. Erickson was wearing his seatbelt and was transported to the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls.

This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

DSP Initials KL / KJ