Monday, September 10, 2018

Update - Crash on Highway 48 near Rigby

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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: 9/10/18 - 12:00 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

* Update *

On September 10, 2018, shortly after 8:00 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle crash on State Highway 48 at the intersection of N 4200 E in Jefferson County.

David Stokes, age 48 of Rigby, was westbound on SH48 on a Suzuki motorcycle. Stokes used the left turn lane to pass a vehicle that had slowed to make a right hand turn. He then struck a John Deere front-end loader, driven by Benito Gonzalez Herrera, 44 of Idaho Falls, in the intersection. Stokes succumbed to his injuries at the scene. He was wearing a helmet.

The roadway was blocked for approximately two hours.

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* End of Update *

Idaho State Police is investigating a crash on State Highway 48 near N 4200 E, east of Rigby.

The highway is currently blocked and motorists should avoid the area.

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