Friday, May 1, 2015

Idaho State Police investigates fatality crash near Shelley.

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Idaho State Police
District 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
(208) 525-7377 FAX: (208) 525-7294

For Immediate Release: 5/1/2015 - 4:45 pm
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Friday, May 1, 2015, at approximately 12:05 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a single-vehicle crash on 1200 North Road in Bingham County, near Shelley.

Eric Galvan-Hurtado, age 20, of Shelley, was driving westbound in a 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee. He failed to maintain his lane of travel, rolled, and was ejected from the vehicle. Eric was transported by ground ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. Eric was not wearing his seat belt and alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash.

Idaho State Police was assisted by Shelley Police Department, Shelley QRU, Bingham County Sheriff's Office, and Idaho Falls EMS.