Sunday, June 6, 2021

Motorcycle Incident US26 East of Ririe

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

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

For Immediate Release: 06/06/2021 11:45 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Sunday, June 6, 2021, at approximately 6:40 p.m., Idaho State Police responded to a motorcycle incident on US26 at milepost 357, east of Ririe. Paul Letky, 79, of Pittsburgh, PA, was traveling westbound on US26 on a 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle when his passenger, Margaret Malbaurn, 73, of Lake Park, FL, fell off the back. Malbaurn was transported by ground ambulance to Eastern Idaho Reginal Medical Center with what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries. Malbaurn was wearing full protective motorcycle gear, including a helmet. The investigating Trooper said the protective gear likely helped prevent serious injuries.

Idaho State Police encourage those on motorcycles to wear protective gear to help keep riders safe this summer.

3638 / 3761