Sunday, June 12, 2016

Injury Crash on State Highway 28, South of Gilmore Summit

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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: 06/12/2016 at 11:30 p.m.

Please direct questions to the District Office

On June 12, 2016, at approximately 6:45 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a rollover crash on State Highway 28 near milepost 69, south of Gilmore Summit in Lemhi County, ID.

David M. Mech, 40, of Truth or Consequences, NM, was driving southbound on State Highway 28 in a 2005 Chevrolet pickup, pulling a horse trailer. The trailer fishtailed, and the driver lost control of the vehicle, then drove off the left shoulder. The pickup and trailer became detached, and the pickup rolled.

Also in the vehicle were Amber A. Mech, 32, of Truth or Consequences, NM, and a minor child. All subjects were wearing seatbelts. David Mech was transported by air ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls, ID. Amber Mech and the minor child were transported by ground ambulance, also to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.

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