Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Crash on State Highway 78 Near Grand View Claims One

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
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For Immediate Release: 12/24/13 at 12:15 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On December 24, 2013, at approximately 8:45 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a one vehicle rollover crash on State Highway 78 at milepost 61, near Grand View. Cody Cover, age 23, of Grand View, was traveling east in a 1996 Dodge pickup, when he lost control and rolled his vehicle. Cover succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the crash. Next of kin has been notified.

Cover was not wearing his seatbelt. The eastbound and westbound lanes of State Highway 78 were blocked for approximately 3 hours while crews worked to clear the scene. The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.