Thursday, July 29, 2010

Crash near Fort Hall Injures 1

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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: July 30, 2010 12:30 a.m.
Contact: Corporal Caldera

On Thursday July 29, 2010, at approximately 6:09 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a single vehicle crash on Interstate 15 at milepost 79, near Fort Hall. Garth Barrow, age 52 of Rigby, was headed northbound in a 2008 Chevrolet truck pulling a 2006 Pace trailer, when his vehicle drifted onto the left shoulder. Barrow overcorrected and lost control of the truck and trailer causing them to roll into the median. Barrow was transported by ground ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls for treatment of his injuries.

The crash is being investigated by Corporal Caldera, who was assisted at the scene by units from the Bannock County Sheriff's Office, Bannock County Search and Rescue and the Fort Hall Tribal Police. Traffic was delayed for approximately three hours while the crash was investigated.