Friday, September 20, 2013

One Vehicle Rollover Near Rexburg

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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: 09-20-2013 6:25pm

Please direct questions to the District Office

On Friday September 20, 2013, at 2:30pm, the Idaho State Police investigated a one vehicle crash on US20 near the south Rexburg exit. Michael Peterson, 20 years old, from Rigby, was south on US 20 at the 332 exit, near Rexburg. Peterson was passing a semi truck in the left lane in a gray Dodge Stratus. As he merged right, he began to lose control of the vehicle. He overcorrected to the left, crossing the left lane and rolling into the median. Peterson was transported to Madison Memorial by ground ambulance. Peterson was wearing his seatbelt. State Police was assisted by Madison County SO, Rexburg Police, and Madison County EMS.