Monday, October 24, 2016

Fatality Crash in Franklin 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: 10/24/2016 4:05 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On October 24, 2016 at approximately 10:45 am, the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle, fatality crash northbound SH-34 at milepost 12, one mile south of Riverdale.

Ivan Mott, 44, of Weston, was southbound on SH-34 at milepost 12 in a 1999 Chevrolet Suburban. Robert Newswander, 49, of Hyde Park, Utah, was northbound on SH-34 at milepost 12 in a 2015 Ram pickup pulling a flatbed trailer. The Chevrolet crossed into the northbound lanes and struck the front driver's side of the Ram pickup.

Ivan Mott and his passenger Jonathan Mott, 18, of Weston, were both transported to Franklin County Medical Center in Preston by ground ambulance. Ivan Mott was wearing his seatbelt; Jonathan was not. Ivan Mott succumbed to his injuries at the hospital. Neither Newswander nor his passenger Ernesto Mariscal-Farias, 39, of Clifton, were transported. Both were wearing their seatbelts.

The road was partially blocked for approximately four hours. Next of kin has been notified.

The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.