Friday, July 27, 2018

Fatality Crash - EB US20 in Island Park

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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: 07/27/2018 11:31 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Friday, July 27, 2018 at approximately 5:11 p.m. the Idaho State Police investigated a fatality crash westbound US20 at milepost 386, in Island Park.

Robert D. Kessler, 44, of Ririe, was traveling eastbound on US20 in a 2017 Kenworth dump truck hauling gravel when the vehicle left the paved portion of the highway and went off the right shoulder and then rolled, coming to rest on its side. Kessler succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the crash.

Kessler was not wearing a seatbelt.

Next of kin has been notified.

Roads were blocked by emergency vehicles for approximately one hour. Idaho State Police was assisted on scene by Fremont County Sheriff's Office.

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