Monday, October 1, 2012

Injury Crash in Rexburg, ID

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Idaho State Police
District 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
(208) 525-7377 FAX: (208) 525-7294

For Immediate Release: 10/1/2012 at 4:00 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On October 1, 2012, at approximately 9:35 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a crash at E 7th S and S Millhollow Rd. in Rexburg, ID.

Mason S. Harvey, 18, of Gresham, OR, was driving south on Millhollow Rd. in a 2002 Pontiac Grand Am. Earl E. Ryan, 62, of Menan, ID, was driving west on E 7th S in a 1993 Peterbilt semi, pulling a 2006 sidedump trailer. Harvey failed to yield the right of way to Ryan at a posted yield sign at the intersection of Millhollow Rd. and E 7th S. Ryan was unable to stop, and the Peterbilt struck the Pontiac.

Neither Harvey nor Ryan were wearing seatbelts. Ryan was ejected from the Peterbilt. Both subjects were transported by air ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls, ID.

The crash investigation is continuing.