Sunday, August 16, 2015

Injury Crash In Caribou County

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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: 8/16/2015 11:20 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Sunday, August 16, 2015, at 6:22 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a one-vehicle rollover in Caribou County.

Gavan Smith, age 21, of Soda Springs, was driving southbound on Government Dam Road in a 2007 Pontiac G6 approaching the intersection for China Cap Road. Approximately two miles north of the intersection, Smith lost control and the vehicle rolled. Smith and his two passengers were not wearing seatbelts; the passengers were ejected and unknown if Smith was ejected at this time.

The passengers, Tyler Fetzer, age 20, and Damian Henderson, age 21, both of Soda Springs, were taken by ground ambulance to Caribou Memorial Hospital in Soda Springs. Both were later transported by air ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello. Smith was arrested for Aggravated DUI.

This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.