Sunday, August 6, 2017

Fatal Crash EB SH8 at milepost 40, east of Bovill

District 2 Patrol 2700 North and South Highway Lewiston, ID 83501-1732
(208) 799-5151
Fax (208) 799-5146

For Immediate Release: 8/6/17 2:02 AM
Please direct questions to the District Office

The Idaho State Police investigated a fatal crash that occurred on SH8 at milepost 40, east of Bovill, ID on 8/5/17 at 8:04 pm. Aaron L Pointon, 39 of Elk River, ID, was driving a red 1992 Ford Ranger pickup when he failed to negotiate a curve and struck the guardrail on the eastbound side. The vehicle then veered across the road and struck the guardrail on the westbound side. Pointon was partially ejected and pronounced deceased at the scene. The vehicle was towed by Dollar Towing. Latah County Sheriff's Office and Deary Ambulance assisted. The investigation continues.