Saturday, March 31, 2018

One Vehicle Fatal Crash on I15 North of Idaho Falls.

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Idaho State Police
District 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
(208) 525-7377 FAX: (208) 525-7294

For Immediate Release: 03/31/18 HH:MM>
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Saturday, March 31, 2018, at 2:09 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a single vehicle fatality crash on southbound Interstate 15 at milepost 120.4, near Idaho Falls.

A 2002 GMC Yukon was driving southbound on Interstate 15 when it drove off the left shoulder and into the median. The driver swerved back onto I15 crossing both southbound lanes, overcorrected, and rolled coming to rest on the right shoulder. Alcohol was involved. The driver was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle. There was only one occupant in the vehicle and they succumbed to their injuries on scene.

Family notifications are still ongoing.

The right lane was blocked for emergency services for approximately 2.5 hours.

This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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