Sunday, March 25, 2012

Crash on Lake Channel in Power County

IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer

Idaho State Police
District 5 5205 South 5th Ave.
Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2299
(208) 236-6466 FAX: (208) 236-6068

For Immediate Release: 03/15/12 4:15 PM
Contact: Trooper Brennan

On March 25, 2012 at 4:19am, Idaho State Police investigated a one-vehicle rollover crash on Lake Channel Road 19 miles south west of American Falls.

Chance Pickins, 22 of Pocatello, was traveling east when he lost control of his vehicle while trying to negotiate a curve. The vehicle traveled off the right shoulder and overturned. Pickins and his four passengers were transported from the scene to Power County Hospital and Portneuf Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Alcohol is a factor in this crash and the investigation is ongoing.

The Idaho State Police were assisted by the Power County Sheriff's Office, Power County EMS and the American Falls Police Department.