Thursday, April 3, 2014

UPDATE Single Vehicle fatality crash south of 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: 04/03/14 4:00 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

*** Final Update ***

On Wednesday, April 2, at approximately 11:04 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a single vehicle fatality crash on Cub River Road near 3200 East, south of Preston. Kwintse Marley, 19, of Preston, was traveling west on Cub River Road in a 2006 Ford Focus. The vehicle left the roadway for unknown reasons, rolled over an embankment, and came to rest in a canal. Marley was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced deceased at the scene. Kolton Bird, 21, of Logan, Utah, was a passenger in the vehicle and was transported by ground ambulance to Franklin County Medical Center in Preston.

Next of kin has been notified.

Neither occupant was wearing their seatbelt at the time of the crash. This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

*** End of Update ***

The Idaho State Police is currently investigating a single vehicle fatal crash on Cub River Road, south of Preston, Idaho.

More information will be released as it becomes available.