Monday, October 26, 2009

Crash near Burley injuries one

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Region 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID (208) 324-6000
Fax (208) 324-7897
For further information, contact Captain Kedrick Wills at (208)324-6000 or (208)736-3070

For Immediate Release: October 26,2009 11:00 am
Contact: Trooper Torix

On October 26,2009 at approximately 8:00 am, The Idaho State Police responded to a two vehicle crash on 405 South and 250 East near Burley. Dennis Crane, 60 of Burley, was driving a GMC feed truck southbound on 250 East Rd. Crane was turning left into the feed lot at that location. Julio Rodriguez, 44 of Rupert, was traveling southbound on a Kawasaki motorcycle. Rodriguez was trying to pass Crane and for unknown reasons lost control of the motorcycle and slid into the left rear tire of the truck. Rodriguez was transported to Cassia Regional Medical Center with extensive injuries. Rodriguez was later life flighted to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise. Rodriguez was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.
The crash is still under investigation at this time.