Friday, August 14, 2020

Two Vehicle Crash Eastbound US26 Near Mile Marker 344, East of Ucon.

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Idaho State Police
District 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
(208) 528-3400 FAX: (208) 528-3485

For Immediate Release: 08/15/2020 12:47AM
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Friday, August 14th, 2020, at approximately 6:00 PM, Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle crash, westbound US26 at mile marker 344.5.

Rick Sutton, 22, of Rexburg, was traveling east bound on US26 in a 2016 Dodge Ram. J Brewerton was also traveling east bound on US26, in a 1995 Plymouth Voyager Van. Sutton's vehicle rear ended Brewerton, and both vehicles came to a rest in the west bound lanes of traffic.

Brewerton was transported to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center, where he succumbed to his injuries. Next of kin has been notified. Sutton was not transported. Neither Sutton or Brewerton were wearing seatbelts. The west bound lanes were blocked for approximately one hour. Idaho State Police was assisted by Bonneville County Sheriff?s Office.

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