Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Fatal Crash on State Highway 33 near Victor.

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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: 08/28/18 4:30 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Tuesday, August, 28, 2018, at approximately 10:07 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle, fatality crash, at the intersection of W 6000 S at northbound SH33, near Victor in Teton County.

John Lawless, 54, of Victor, was driving northbound on SH33 in a 1993 Chevrolet Pickup. Klaus-Dieter Beyer, 58, of Siegen, Germany was riding northbound on SH33 on a 2018 Harley Davidson motorcycle. Lawless slowed his vehicle to make a left turn onto W 6000 S. Beyer and his passenger, Carmen Beyer, 52, of Siegen, Germany, rear-ended Lawless and were ejected from the vehicle. Klaus-Dieter succumbed to his injuries on scene.

Carmen was transported by air ambulance to Teton Valley Hospital, in Driggs. She was later transported by ground ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls. Carmen was wearing a helmet. Klaus-Dieter was not wearing a helmet.

The northbound lane was blocked for approximately 5 hours.

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