Man dies in hospital following horrific crash on Thursday - East Idaho News

Man dies in hospital following horrific crash on Thursday

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Bonneville County Coroner Rick Taylor identified the man as Garry Walker. It’s not known at this time where he is from. Taylor said he died at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center on June 8.


Idaho State Police reports the 65-year-old driver in this crash has died in a local hospital. is seeking to learn the identity of the victim, and will update this article when details are released.


The following is a news release from Idaho State Police.

ST. ANTHONY — Idaho State Police are investigating a two-vehicle collision that occurred at approximately 9:05 p.m. Thursday on westbound U.S. Highway 20 at milepost 369 in Fremont County.

A Toyota Matrix, occupied by a 65-year-old male driver and two female passengers, an 86-year-old and a 66-year-old, was parked on the westbound shoulder when the car attempted to make a U-turn and was struck by an UPS semi-truck.

The semi-truck was driven by a 37-year-old male from Billings, Montana.

The driver of the Toyota was transported via air ambulance and the passengers were transported via ground ambulance to a local hospital. The semi-truck driver was not transported. All occupants of both vehicles were wearing seatbelts.

Lanes were blocked for approximately three hours while emergency responders worked to assist those on scene and clear the area.

The incident remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police.