Sunday, June 3, 2012

Motorcycle crash in Hagerman injures one.

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District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
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For Immediate Release: 06/03/2012 4:00pm
Please direct questions to the District Office

On June 3, 2012, at approximately 2:26 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated an injury crash on US30 at mile post 183, near Hagerman. Teddie Morton, 56, of Kimberly, was traveling eastbound on US30 and attempted to pass a vehicle, which was stopped to make a left-hand turn, on the right. Morton lost control of the motorcycle, causing it to crash. Morton was transported by ground ambulance to Saint Luke's Magic Valley with minor injuries. Morton was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.
The crash resulted in a small brush fire, which was contained by local fire crews.
The crash is still under investigation.