Thursday, August 18, 2016

Fatal UTV Crash in Gooding

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District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
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For Immediate Release: 08/18/16 06:25 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On August 18, 2016 at 1:53 am, Idaho State Police investigated a fatality crash at the intersection of Oregon Street and Roosevelt Street in Gooding.

Kurtis J. Borda, 32, of Gooding, was driving eastbound on Roosevelt Street in a 2015 Polaris Utility Rec Side by Side (UTV). Borda was traveling at a high rate of speed and lost control as he turned north onto Oregon Street. The UTV flipped over ejecting Borda and his two passengers, Steven B. Lopes, 35 of Shoshone, and Jordan R. Eden, 22, of Shoshone.

Borda succumbed to his injures at the scene. Lopes and Eden were transported by private vehicle to North Canyon Medical Center in Gooding. Next of kin notifications have been made. Seatbelts were not worn. Alcohol is involved.

This crash is still under investigation by the Idaho State Police.