Monday, July 5, 2010

Injury Crash near Hamer, ID

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Idaho State Police
Region 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
(208) 525-7377 FAX: (208) 525-7294

For Immediate Release: July 5, 2010 at 5:30 p.m.
Contact: Cpl. Scoggins

On July 5, 2010, at approximately 1:50 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a fatal injury crash.

Samuel Stowell Lusk, 75, of Houston, TX was traveling south on Interstate 15, near milepost 150, near Hamer, ID in a 2000 Ford SUV. For unknown reasons, Lusk drove off the left side of the roadway into the median, then crossed back across both southbound lanes of travel, where the vehicle overturned.

Lusk succumbed to his injuries while being transported by ground ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls, ID.

Lusk was wearing a seatbelt. The investigation is continuing.

Cpl. Scoggins is being assisted by Cpl's. Bivins and Elverud.