Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Four Wheeler Crash Claims One Life Near Aberdeen

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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: 1/5/2021 at 9:15 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On January 5, 2021, at approximately 4:00 p.m., Idaho State Police, assisted by the Bingham County Sheriff's Office, investigated an all terrain vehicle (ATV) crash near Aberdeen, Idaho.

Theodore R. Klassen, 61, of Aberdeen, was driving a Suzuki Kingquad ATV eastbound on 1900 S, approximately 1/4 mile west of 2900 W, in Bingham County. Klassen lost control of the ATV. The ATV left the road and overturned. Klasser and two juvenile passengers were thrown from the ATV.

Klassen was pronounced deceased at the crash scene. The juvenile passengers were transported by ground ambulance to Power County Hospital in American Falls. Helmets were not worn by Klassen or the two juveniles.

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