Sunday, February 12, 2017

Fatal Crash On US30

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
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For Immediate Release: 02/12/17 1:47 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On February 11, 2017, at approximately 11:35 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle fatality crash on U.S. Highway 30 at milepost 27.5, near New Plymouth.

Henry Guilford, age 77, of Payette, ID, was driving westbound on U.S. Highway 30 in a 1992 Ford F150 pickup. Brandon Schon, age 33, of Ontario, OR, was driving eastbound on U.S. Highway 30 on a 2005 Harley Davidson motorcycle. Guilford turned left onto Southwest 2nd Avenue from U.S. Highway 30 and was struck by Schon's motorcycle. Schon was pronounced deceased at the scene of the crash. Next of kin notification has been made.

Guilford was not wearing a seatbelt and Schon was not wearing a helmet. The eastbound and westbound lanes of U.S. Highway 30 were blocked for approximately three hours while crews worked to clear the scene. The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.