Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Crash On State Highway 39 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: 3/1/2016 3:53 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Tuesday, March 1, 2016, at approximately 1:30 P.M., Idaho State Police investigated a single vehicle crash, northbound on State Highway 39 at milepost 9, north of American Falls. David Williams, 57, of Blackfoot, was driving northbound in an International Truck when he failed to negotiate a curve. The vehicle overturned onto the right shoulder.

Williams was wearing a seatbelt and was transported by private vehicle. Both lanes of travel were blocked for approximately forty five minutes while crews worked to clear the scene. Idaho State Police was assisted by Power County Sheriff's Office. The crash is under investigation by Idaho State Police.