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ISP releases details about motorcycle crash


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Courtesy Widney Whitfield Price

SWAN VALLEY — New information has been released about a motorcycle crash that resulted in a Jackson man being flown to the hospital.

Vic Sarkissian, 83, was traveling west on US Highway 26 around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday when he lost control of the motorcycle and crashed east of Swan Valley, according to Idaho State Police.

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Investigators say Sarkissian was airlifted to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls.

EIRMC spokeswoman Coleen Niemann said Sarkissian was in good condition as of noon Thursday.

The investigating trooper said Sarkissian was wearing full protective gear and a helmet, according to an ISP news release.