Monday, August 27, 2018

Fatal Injury Crash North of Island Park In Fremont County Claims One Life

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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: 8/27/2018 at 12:00 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On August 27, 2018, at approximately 6:41 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a single-vehicle crash on State Highway 87 at milepost 8, near the Montana border in Fremont County, Idaho.

Brian H. Eekhoff, 33, of Manhattan, MT, was driving southbound on State Highway 87 in a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado pickup. Eekhoff drove off the left shoulder of the road, where the vehicle rotated and rolled. Eekhoff was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle. Eekhoff succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the crash.

Next of kin has been notified.

Idaho State Police was assisted at the scene by Fremont County Sheriff's Office.

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