Sunday, March 14, 2010

Vehicle rollover claims one

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Idaho State Police
Region 5 5205 South 5th Ave.
Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2203
(208) 236-6466 FAX: (208) 233-7451

For Immediate Release: 03/14/2010 10:00 AM
Contact: Sergeant Brush

On Sunday March 14, 2010, at approximately 3:25 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a one vehicle rollover crash southbound on Interstate 15 at milepost 88. Gerardo Hernandez-Mejia, 27 of American Falls, was traveling south in his 1997 Chevrolet Tahoe when he lost control of his vehicle while going over a bridge, striking the guard rail. His vehicle went off the road and rolled, ejecting Hernandez-Mejia. Hernandez-Mejia was taken by ground ambulance to Bingham Memorial Hospital where he died from injuries sustained in the crash. At this time weather is believed to be a factor.

This crash is still under investigation by the Idaho State Police with assistance from the Bingham County Sheriff's office.