Friday, June 12, 2015

**Update Fatality crash I86 at milepost 41, near American Falls

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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: 6/12/2015 3:45 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office
On June 12, 2015, at approximately 12:33 am, The Idaho State Police investigated a one vehicle fatality crash, westbound I86 at milepost 41, near American Falls. Robert Bernal, 52, of American Falls, was traveling westbound in a GMC Sierra pickup. Bernal drove off the left side,overcorrected and rolled onto the right side of the roadway. Bernal was transported by ground ambulance to Harms Memorial in American Falls where he succumbed to his injuries. Bernal was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash. Lanes of travel were blocked for emergency personnel for approximately 30 minutes.
***End of Update****

The Idaho State Police are on scene of a single-vehicle, injury crash westbound I-86 at milepost 41, 5 miles east of American Falls. There is no lane blockage. More information will be released as it becomes available.