Monday, June 28, 2010

Fatal Injury Motorcycle Crash North of Inkom

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Idaho State Police
Region 5 5205 South 5th Ave.
Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2299
(208) 236-6466 FAX: (208) 236-6068

For Immediate Release: 6/28/2010 @ 9:26 p.m.
Contact: Trooper McWilliams

On Monday, June 29, 2010 at approximately 4:55 p.m., Idaho State Police Trooper McWilliams investigated a motorcycle vs. passenger car fatality crash.

Barry I. McCarthy, 48, of Idaho Falls, ID. was traveling north on Old Hwy 91, north of Inkom, on a black 2002 Harley Davidson motorcycle. Sandra Donato, 52, of Georgetown, ID. was traveling south on Old Hwy 91 in a green 1999 Subaru Legacy station wagon, attempting to turn onto the southbound I15 milepost 63 on ramp when her vehicle collided with McCarthy's vehicle.

McCarthy was not wearing a helmet. He was transported by ground ambulance to Portneuf West Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. Donato was wearing a seatbelt. She was not injured in the crash.

Trooper McWilliams was assisted by Corporal C. Bake, Trooper Nakashima, Trooper Christiansen, Sergeant Brush and Bannock County Sheriff's Office. The investigation is continuing.