Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Update - Crash on Interstate 15, Just South of Inkom

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Idaho State Police
District 5 5255 S. 5th Avenue, Suite 1
Pocatello, Idaho 83204
(208) 239-9800 FAX: (208) 239-9885

For Immediate Release: 09/25/2019 5:51 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office


On Wednesday, September 25, 2019, at 5:06 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a single vehicle, fatality crash on Interstate 15 at mile marker 54, just south of Inkom.

Branton Burgess, 24, of Soda Springs, was traveling northbound on Interstate 15 in a 2012 Chevy Cobalt. Burgess drifted off the left side of the roadway, overcorrected, and went off the right shoulder. The vehicle rolled and came to rest off of the right shoulder of the interstate. Burgess was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle.

Burgess succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the crash. His next of kin has been notified.

This crash is under investigation by Idaho State Police.

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Idaho State Police is currently on scene of a crash northbound on Interstate 15 at milepost 54, just south of Inkom. Motorists are advised to use caution while driving through the area.