Saturday, May 2, 2015

Motorcycle crash with injuries

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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: May 2, 2015 3:15 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On May 2, 2015 at 12:57 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated an injury crash on Highway 34 at milepost 77, north of Soda Springs.

Van Jorgensen, 48, of Lewiston, Utah, and his passenger Susana Jorgensen, 44, were riding a 2014 Harley Davidson south on State Highway 34, and the motorcycle struck a deer that ran onto the roadway.

Both riders were transported via ground ambulance to Caribou Memorial Hospital in Soda Springs. They were both wearing helmets at the time of the crash.

The road was blocked for approximately one hour and fifteen minutes while crews worked to clear the scene.

The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police