Tuesday, August 19, 2014

ISP investigates fatal incident in Chubbuck

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Idaho State Police
District 5 5205 South 5th Ave.
Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2299
(208) 236-6068

For Immediate Release: 08/19/2014 at 10:05 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

7:00 p..m., Idaho State Police investigated a fatal incident involving a commercial vehicle in Chubbuck.
Devere Lowry, 75, of Pocatello, was releasing the brakes on a trailer being pulled by a 1976 dump truck, at the intersection of Dell rd. and Cole st. As he did so, he was positioned at the rear of the dump truck. When the brakes were released on the trailer, the brakes on the dump truck had not been set, and the vehicle rolled backward over Lowry, trapping him between the duals on the driver's side of the truck.

He was pronounced deceased on the scene.
Notifications have been made to the next of kin.
This incident is being investigated by Idaho State Police.

DSP Initials SA / JW