Monday, July 30, 2018

Idaho State Police investigates fatality crash in Caldwell

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
Fax (208) 846-7520

For Immediate Release: 7/30/18 - 4:00 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Monday, July 30, 2018, at approximately 5:00 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a fatality crash at the intersection of South 10th Avenue and Fillmore Street in Caldwell.

Richard Cook, 19, of Riggins, was riding a 1979 Honda motorcycle east on Fillmore St. Daniel Lasiter, 27, of Caldwell, was driving north on S. 10th Ave. in a 1996 Chevrolet Blazer. Cook failed to stop at the stop sign and collided with the Blazer.

Cook was ejected from the motorcycle and he was not wearing a helmet. He was transported to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, where he succumbed to his injuries. Cook's next of kin has been notified. Lasiter was wearing a seat belt. He was transported by ground ambulance to West Valley Medical Center in Caldwell.

The crash remains under investigation by Idaho State Police.

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