Sunday, January 5, 2014

Injury Crash in Preston

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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: 1/5/2014 7:45 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On January 5, 2014, at approximately 2:47 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated an injury crash in the 1600 block of S. State St., in Preston. Deputy Travis Despain, age 37, with the Franklin County Sheriff's Department, was on duty and traveling northbound on S. State St., in his 2012 Dodge Charger, when he went off the road and struck an embankment. Despain was able to radio in for assistance and was later transported to Franklin County Medical Center for treatment of his injuries.