Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Traffic Stop Leads to Pursuit and Crash

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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: 12/2/2014 2:15 a.m.

Please direct questions to the District Office

On Monday, December 2, 2014 at approximately 12:11 a.m., Idaho State Police stopped a 2005 Chevrolet Impala, north on Interstate 15 at milepost 73, in Bannock County, for speeding. The driver identified as Tyson Coby, 32 of Pocatello. Coby fled from the scene after being asked to exit the vehicle due to an odor of alcoholic beverage coming from the vehicle. Troopers initiated a pursuit of Coby. Troopers discontinued the pursuit for safety reasons. A short time later Bingham County located the vehicle and initiated a pursuit. That pursuit was also discontinued for safety reasons. Bingham County than located Coby after crashing his vehicle.

Coby was transported to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello.

Idaho State Police is investigating the crash.

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