Thursday, August 20, 2015

**Update*** Single vehicle crash NB I15 at milepost 91, 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 12:54 p.m.

Please direct questions to the District Office

The driver, Joseph Kitchens, was not wearing a seatbelt.

***End of Update****

On Thursday, August 20, 2015, at approximately 7:50 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated an one vehicle crash northbound I15 at milepost 91 at Riverton road, just south of Blackfoot. Joseph Kitchens, 38, of Evanson, WY, was driving northbound in a Kenworth semi pulling a trailer loaded with a track hoe. Kitchens struck the overpass, debris fell onto the road and the track hoe to came off the trailer. Kitchens was wearing a seatbelt.

The right lane is currently blocked and while crews clean up the debris on the roadway.

**End of Update*****

The Idaho State Police is currently investigating a single vehicle crash northbound I15 at milepost 92, near Blackfoot.
One lane is open at this time.

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