Saturday, July 23, 2011

Update: Crash near Island Park injures one

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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: 07/23/11 11:00 a.m.
Contact: Cpl. Egbert

**Joshua Brown has passed away due to the injuries he sustained in the crash.**

The crash occurred at 6:05 a.m.

On July 23, 2011, Idaho State Police investigated a one-vehicle injury crash on US20 at milepost 377 near Pine Haven Road. Joshua Brown, 18 of Macks Inn, was eastbound in a Ford Escort when for unknown reasons he drove off the shoulder of the roadway and down the embankment. The vehicle then hit the embankment of North Pine Haven Road and became airborne, coming to rest in a stand of trees. Brown was transported by air ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls with unknown injuries.

The crash is still under investigation by Corporal Egbert of the Idaho State Police. Fremont County deputies and EMS personnel assisted at the scene.