Friday, September 26, 2014

Rollover crash claims one, east of the Cottrell Port of Entry

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

For Immediate Release: 09/26/2014 11:32 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On September 26, 2014, Idaho State Police investigated a fatality crash on Interstate 84 at milepost 228.5, just east of the Cottrell Port of Entry. Robert Gary Tuttle, 69, of Seattle, Washington, was driving westbound in a Chevrolet pickup when the vehicle left the roadway. The pickup continued through a fence, rolled, and came to rest in a field.

Tuttle succumbed to his injuries on scene. His passenger, Laurel Johnson, 44, of Murray, Utah, and a twelve-year-old juvenile were both transported by air ambulance to Portneuf Regional Medical Center. All occupants of the vehicle were wearing seatbelts and alcohol is not involved. Notifications to the family have been made.

DSP Initials JC / HG