Monday, September 23, 2019

Fatal Crash on US26 at Milepost 392 East of Palisades

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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: 09/23/19 1:11 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On September 22, 2019, at approximately 8:00 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a fatal motorcycle crash on westbound US26 at milepost 392, east of Palisades.

Chad Elliott, 44, of Ammon, and his passenger Patricia Beyer, 36, of Idaho Falls, were riding westbound on a 2012 Harley Davidson motorcycle. Elliott failed to negotiate a curve in the road and drove off the embankment. Neither occupant was wearing a helmet. Elliott succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the crash.

Next of kin have been notified.

Beyer was transported by air ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls.

Idaho State Police was assisted by the Bonneville County Sheriff's Office, Bonneville County Search and Rescue, and Idaho Falls EMS.