Monday, August 6, 2018

Fatality Crash North of Malad

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Idaho State Police
District 5 5255 S. 5th Avenue, Suite 2
Pocatello, Idaho 83204
(208) 239-9800 FAX: (208) 239-9885

For Immediate Release: Monday - August 6, 2018 - 5:15 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Monday, August 6, 2018, at approximately 2 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a single-vehicle, fatality crash on I-15 at milepost 18, north of Malad.

Joel Urey, 22, of Woodinville, Washington, was driving a 2002 Toyota 4-Runner northbound on I-15 in the left lane. The vehicle went over the left shoulder, back onto the road. Urey overcorrected, the vehicle rolled, and came to rest on the right shoulder.

Urey was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected, and succumbed to his injuries at the scene.
Next of kin has been notified.

The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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