Monday, July 28, 2014

Injury Crash On I84 Near The Idaho/Utah Border

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District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
Fax (208) 324-7897

For Immediate Release: 07/29/2014 2am
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Sunday, July 27, 2014 at approximately 8:56 pm the Idaho State Police investigated two-vehicle injury crash eastbound I84 at milepost 274.8, near the Idaho/Utah border. W. Kent Kohler, 49, of Midway, UT was traveling eastbound on a 2007 Yamaha Motorcycle in the left lane. Victoria Rhea, 19, of West Jordan, UT was traveling eastbound in a 2006 Mazda 3I in the left lane behind Kohler. After passing a semi truck Rhea moved into the right lane. As Rhea's vehicle caught up to Kohler's vehicle, Kohler started to move into the right lane causing the vehicles to collide and travel into the median. Kohler was transport by Air Ambulance to Ogden Regional Medical Center in UT. Rhea was not injured.

Kohler was not wearing a helmet. Rhea was wearing a seatbelt. This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.