IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE
District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
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For Immediate Release: 05/04/15 11:42 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office
On May 3, 2015, at 12:42 p.m., Joseph Houston succumbed to his injuries at Saint Lukes Magic Valley Regional Hospital in Twin Falls.
On May 2, 2015, at approximately 8:56 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated an injury crash westbound on US30 at mile marker 224, in Kimberly.
Joseph Houston, 44, of Twin Falls, was on a 2000 Harley Davidson motorcycle being towed by Melvin Houston, 43, of Filer, in a 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche.
While negotiating a curve Joseph was unable to maintain control of the motorcycle and went into oncoming traffic striking the side of a 2007 Ford F350 pickup driven by William Gnesa, 34, of Gooding.
Joseph was transported by ground ambulance to St Lukes Magic Valley. Joseph was not wearing a helmet.