Thursday, August 20, 2015

Excavator slides down embankment I15 at milepost 92, near Blackfoot

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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: 08/20/2015 3:33 p.m.

Please direct questions to the District Office

On Thursday, August 20,2015, at approximately 12:47 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated an incident northbound on I15 at milepost 92, near Blackfoot. Kelly Kofoed, 53, of Blackoot ,was attempting to load an excavator onto a trailer when the unit slid off and rolled down an embankment. Kofoed was transported by ground ambulance to Bingham Memorial Hospital in Blackfoot.

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