Monday, June 22, 2015

*Final Update* Crash on Interstate 15 near Pocatello blocking the right lane.

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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: 6/22/15 / 8:00 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office


On Monday, June 22, 2015, at approximately 4:45 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a crash northbound on Interstate 15 near milepost 62, one mile south of the first Pocatello exit.

Clair Beasley, age 76, of Ogden, Utah, was driving northbound on Interstate 15 in a 1999 Ford F-350 pickup towing a Ford Ranger pickup on a dolly when he lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle went off the right shoulder of the road and rolled over onto its side. Beasley was wearing a seatbelt.

The right lane of northbound traffic was blocked near the scene for about two and a half hours while crews worked to clear the wreckage.


Idaho State Police is currently investigating a crash in the northbound lanes of Interstate 15 near milepost 62, south of Pocatello.

The right lane of travel is blocked while emergency crews work to clear the scene. More details will be provided as they become available.