Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Single Vehicle Fatality Crash in Franklin 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: Tuesday, August 5, 2014 11:55 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On August 5, 2014, at approximately 6:35 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a single-vehicle fatality crash on Highway 34 near milepost 18, just north of Preston.

Randy Hadley Jr., 37, of Preston, was driving northbound in a 2003 GMC Envoy when he failed to negotiate a curve. The vehicle went down an embankment, overturned, and came to rest in a field. Hadley was ejected and succumbed to his injuries at the scene.

The crash is believed to have occurred sometime between 8 p.m. and 2 a.m. Hadley was not wearing a seatbelt.

The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police with assistance at the scene by Preston City Police Department, the Franklin County Sheriff's Office, and the Franklin County Fire Department.

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