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UPDATE: Officials identify man killed in car crash near Arco

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UPDATE:

Butte County Coroner Tara Parsons released the name of the deceased Monday morning. The man who died was Stanley Dale Blattner, 57, of Arco. Funeral services are tentatively set for Friday, April 15 at 11 a.m.

ORIGINAL STORY:

ARCO — Idaho State Police are investigating a fatality crash that occurred on U.S. Highway 93 at milepost 87.5, northwest of Arco.

The crash occurred at 2:30 a.m. Saturday, according to an ISP news release.

A 57-year-old man from Arco, was driving a 2010 Dodge Dakota pickup. The driver was southbound on US-93 when he crossed over the center line going off the left shoulder where he struck a stop sign and rolled the vehicle.

The vehicle came to rest upright on the left shoulder.

The driver was not wearing a seatbelt. He succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the crash. Idaho State Police were assisted by Butte County Sheriff’s Office, Arco Fire Department and Arco EMS personnel.

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