Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Final Update: Crash Blocking Northbound I15 At Mile Marker 66, In Pocatello

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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: 08/04/2021 1:16 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

**Final Update**

Noey Varner,72, of Pocatello has succumbed to his injuries at the time of the crash. Next of kin have been notified.


**End of Update**


On Tuesday, August 3, 2021, at 9:42 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a fatality crash, northbound on I15 at mile marker 66, in Pocatello.

A male driver was traveling northbound on a Honda VTX1300 motorcycle in the construction zone. He drove off the right shoulder, lost control, and crashed. He was not wearing a helmet and succumbed to his injures at scene.

Next of kin notification is pending.

Northbound I15 lanes of travel were blocked for two and a half hours. The lanes have re-opened.

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Idaho State Police is investigating a crash northbound on I15 at mile marker 66, in Pocatello.

Northbound lanes on I15 are blocked and traffic is being re-routed off the interstate at Exit 63.

Motorists should expect delays.