Monday, March 1, 2021

Watch for Elk North of Pocatello

IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer

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

For Immediate Release: 3/1/2021 4:25 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

Idaho State Police are urging motorists to be cautious of elk along Interstate 15 between Pocatello and Fort Hall.

In recent days ISP has investigated multiple crashes relating to vehicles striking elk while they crossed the interstate, north of Pocatello. The herd consists of roughly 100 elk, and the anticipation is that they will continue to pose a hazard for the time being.

If traveling through the area, use caution and safely reduce speeds if possible.

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