Sunday, October 17, 2010

Single vehicle fatal crash south 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: 10/17/2010 at 4:40 a.m.
Contact: Trooper Orr

On October 17, 2010, just before 1:00 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a single vehicle crash on Interstate 15 by milepost 53, about four miles south of Inkom, ID.

Edward Graf, 64 of Livingston, Montana was traveling northbound on Interstate 15 by milepost 53. For reasons which are still unknown, he veered off the road and into the median where he continued driving for approximately 200 yards before the vehicle came to rest with minor damage. When Trooper Orr arrived on scene Mr. Graf was unresponsive, wearing his seat belt, and had no visible injuries. He was pronounced dead at the scene by EMS personnel.

At this time it is not suspected that alcohol or drugs were a factor. The Idaho State Police is awaiting the Bannock County Coroner's report for the cause of death. This crash is under still under investigation by Trooper Orr who was assisted at the scene by Sergeant Manning.