Sunday, July 16, 2023

Fatality Crash in Lincoln County

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District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
Fax (208) 324-7897

For Immediate Release: 7/16/2023 1:20 a.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

Idaho State Police are investigating a single vehicle fatality collision that occurred at 8:38 p.m. on Saturday, July 15, 2023, on State Highway 75 at mile post 83 in Lincoln County.

A 37-year-old male and his passenger, a 24-year-old male both from Bellevue, were driving a 2006 Chevrolet HHR northbound on State Highway 75. The driver drove off the right shoulder, overcorrected, drove off the left shoulder and the vehicle rolled.

The driver was not wearing his seatbelt and succumbed to his injuries on scene. The passenger was wearing his seatbelt.

Evidence was found on scene to indicate that alcohol may have been involved in this crash. That evidence is part of the ongoing investigation.

This incident remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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