Monday, October 10, 2011

Fatal Injury Crash In Camas County

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Region 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
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For Immediate Release: 10/10/2011 at
Contact: Tpr. N. Walker

On October 10, 2011, Idaho State Police investigated a fatal injury crash on Little Smoky Road, approximately ten miles north of Fairfield, in Camas County, Idaho.

Howard K. Barnes, 69, of Buhl, Idaho, was driving a 1996 Peterbilt tractor pulling an empty 2005 Wilson cattle hauler on Little Smoky Road. The vehicle was travelling northbound up a hill on a slight curve. The vehicle went to the edge of the road and tipped over. There were no brake marks or skid marks.

Barnes was not wearing a seatbelt. He was pronounced dead at the crash scene.

Tpr. Walker was assisted at the crash scene by ISP Specialist Uhlenkott and members of the Camas County Sheriff's Office.