Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Single Vehicle Fatality Crash US 30 at mile marker 236, west of Murtaugh.

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District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
Fax (208) 324-7897

For Immediate Release: 06/16/2020 1:20 A.M.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Monday, June 15, 2020, at 5:38 P.M., the Idaho State Police investigated a fatality crash eastbound on US 30 at mile marker 236, west of Murtaugh, Twin Falls County.

Joel A. Tibbets, 50, of Burley was driving eastbound on US 30 on a 1993 Honda motorcycle. While passing a vehicle on the right shoulder, Tibbets lost control and was separated from the motorcycle.

Tibbets succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the crash. He was wearing a helmet. The eastbound lanes were blocked for approximately 30 minutes. The Idaho State Police was assisted by the Kimberly/Hansen Police Department, the Twin Falls County Sheriff's Office, Magic Valley Paramedics, the Rock Creek Fire Department, and the Twin Falls County Coroner's Office.

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