Sunday, February 15, 2015

Injury Crash on Mink Creek Road at Cinnimon Ridge in Pocatello

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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: 02/15/15 5:40 p.m.

Please direct questions to the District Office

On Sunday, February 15, 2015, at approximately 4:09 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a vehicle verses pedestrian injury crash on Mink Creek Road and West Cinnamon Ridge in Pocatello, ID.

Richard E. Purin, 30, of Pocatello, was driving westbound on Mink Creek Road in a 1997 Nissan Pathfinder. John-Michael C. Hoyle, 9, of Pocatello, was riding a scooter down Cinnamon Ridge and rode onto Mink Creek Road, where Purin's vehicle struck Hoyle.

Hoyle was transported by ground ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello. Purin and the occupants of the Nissan Pathfinder were wearing seatbelts.

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