Sunday, November 17, 2013

One Vehicle Rollover Near Preston Claims One

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

For Immediate Release: 11/18/13 12:00am
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Sunday, November 17th, 2013 at approximately 6:40 pm, the Idaho State Police investigated a one-vehicle rollover crash on State Highway 36 at milepost 132, near Preston.

Chet Atkinson, 26, of Weston, was traveling eastbound on State Highway 36 in a 2002 Dodge 2500. Atkinson went off the south side of the road, overcorrected and went through the guardrail on the north side of the roadway. Atkinson rolled down the embankment getting ejected from the vehicle and succumbed to his injuries on scene. Atkinson was not wearing a seatbelt.

This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.