Sunday, September 1, 2013

Fatal Near Glenns Ferry Claims One

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
Fax (208) 846-7520

For Immediate Release: 9/01/2013 3:47 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On August 31, 2013, at approximately 8:12 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a fatal crash on Interstate 84 at approximately milepost 125, five miles east of Glenns Ferry, in Elmore County. Jason Richmond, 32, of Midvale, Utah, was standing outside his 2012 Jeep Patriot on the driver's side, assisting a tow truck operator in removing his vehicle from the Interstate. Volodymyr Boyko, 57, of Portland, Oregon, was travelling eastbound in a 2007 Volvo Semi pulling a 2011 Great Dane trailer struck Richmond with his vehicle. Richmond was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Notifications have been made to the next of kin. The crash is still under investigation by the Idaho State Police.