Friday, May 29, 2015

**Final Update** Two Vehicle Crash South of Aberdeen

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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: 05/29/2015 9:05 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

** Update **

On Friday, May 29, 2015, at approximately 4:20 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle crash on State Highway 39, near Aberdeen.

Ethan Ferry, 19, of Meridian, was traveling northbound on SH39 in a 2009 Honda Civic. Ferry had slowed to make a left hand turn onto Funk road and was waiting for oncoming traffic. Jamie Gallegos, 29, of Aberdeen, was also traveling northbound on a 2002 Yamaha motorcycle. Gallegos attempted to pass several vehicles that had slowed and struck Ferry's vehicle during the turn. Gallegos was ejected from the motorcycle and succumb to his injuries on scene.

Gallegos was not wearing a helmet.

This crash remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

** End of Update **

Idaho State Police is currently investigating a two vehicle crash at northbound State Highway 39 at milepost 13, south of Aberdeen. At this time, all lanes of travel are blocked. Motorists are encouraged to avoid this area if possible.
More information will be released as it becomes available.