Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Fatal motorcycle crash US12 MP157.5

District 2 Patrol 2700 North and South Highway Lewiston, ID 83501-1732
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For Immediate Release: <06/21/17 20:00 >
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On June 21, 2017 at 12:28 pm, a fatality motorcycle crash occurred on US12 at milepost 157.5, near Powell, Idaho. A black 2003 BMW motorcycle, being driven by Gunter Keess a 75 year old of Hondo, Alberta, was westbound on US12 MP157.5 when he failed to negotiate a left curve, went off the right shoulder, over an embankment, striking a downed tree and several large rocks. Keess succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the crash and was transported to Trenary Funeral Home in Kooskia, ID. Keess was wearing his helmet at the time of the crash. Next of kin has been notified.