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Single-Vehicle Fatality Crash Eastbound US20 near Milepost 325 near Thornton

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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: 8/3/19 1:30 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On August 2, 2019, at approximately 7:00 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a single-vehicle fatality crash eastbound US20 near milepost 325 in Jefferson County.

Kanden D. Mathie, 21, of Idaho Falls, was driving a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado pickup eastbound on US20 near the construction zone at approximately milepost 325. Mathie drove the vehicle into the center median where he lost control of the vehicle and then came back on the road. The vehicle hit the guardrail and overturned. The vehicle rolled down the embankment. Mathie was ejected from the vehicle. Mathie succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the crash.

Mathie was not wearing a seatbelt.

The off ramp was blocked for approximately an hour and forty-five minutes.

Next of kin has been notified.

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