Thursday, May 22, 2014

Fatality Crash on Blackrock Canyon Road in Bannock County

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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: 05/22/2014 9:30 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Thursday, May 22, 2014, at approximately 7:12 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a fatality crash on Blackrock Canyon Road just south of Pocatello. Jesse D. Sistrunk, 14 years old of Pocatello, was traveling west on Blackrock Canyon Road on a 2014 Honda motorbike. Sharon E. Beyeler, 58 years old of American Falls, was east on Blackrock Canyon Road on a 2006 Polaris ATV. Sistrunk lost control of the motor bike and struck the ATV. Sistrunk died on scene from his injuries; no one else was injured. All occupants were wearing a helmet. This crash is under the investigation of the Idaho State Police with the assistance from the Bannock County Sheriff's Department.