Saturday, November 12, 2011

One Vehicle Fatal Crash on Lewisville Highway

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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: 11/12/11 5:05 p.m.
Contact: Tpr. Nakashima

On November 12, 2011 at approximately 12:56 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a one vehicle fatality crash on Lewisville Highway near 65th North in Idaho Falls, Idaho. Tyler D. Thompson, 26, of Idaho Falls, was traveling north on Lewisville Highway near 65th North in a 1993 Dodge Dakota pickup. For unknown reasons, Thompson's vehicle left the roadway and struck a telephone pole. Thompson was pronounced dead at the scene. Thompson was not wearing his seatbelt.

The crash is still under investigation by Tpr. Nakashima, who was assisted at the scene by Sr. Tpr. Lenda and Bonneville County Sheriff's Office.