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UPDATE: Man involved in rollover crash identified, still in critical condition

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A vehicle appears to have rolled multiple times. | Courtesy Tony Blakeslee

UPDATE:

The Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the driver in Friday’s rollover crash. Peyton Sykes, 19, of Idaho Falls remains at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in critical condition.

ORIGINAL STORY:

BONNEVILLE COUNTY — A 19-year-old man was rushed to the hospital with severe injuries after his car flipped multiple times Friday evening.

Bonneville County Sheriff deputies say the crash happened in the area of Lincoln Road and Bone Road in Bonneville County at around 8:30 p.m.

Through investigation and witness information, deputies determined the vehicle involved was traveling at a very high rate of speed westbound on the Blacktail Road. The man crossed Bone Road onto Lincoln Road without stopping at the stop sign, and lost control going off the side of the road and rolling approximately three times, according to a news release.

The man, who has not been identified, was ejected from the vehicle. He was taken by ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center

Deputies found evidence that alcohol may have been a contributing factor in the crash.

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