Sunday, June 26, 2016

Fatality crash on SH-55

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
Fax (208) 846-7520

For Immediate Release: Sunday- June 26, 2016 at 5:20 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Sunday, June 26, 2016, at approximately 12:00 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a fatality crash on SH-55 at milepost 70, near Horseshoe Bend.

Kevin Guth, 52, of Meridian, was southbound on SH-55 on a 2016 Harley Davidson motorcycle. Guth's motorcycle crossed center line and collided with a 2007 Chrysler minivan driven by Kristy White, 34, of Spirit Lake. Guth was then struck by a 2007 Nissan Exterra driven by Tyler Shipp, 20, of Payette.

Shipp was wearing a seatbelt and was not transported. White was wearing a seatbelt and was transported via air ambulance to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise. Her passengers, Michael White, 36, and four juveniles were wearing seatbelts and were not transported. Guth was wearing a helmet and succumbed to his injuries at the scene.

The highway was blocked for almost four hours while crews worked to clear the scene.

The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.