January 25, 2023
Bannock County–A crash south of Pocatello yesterday morning resulted in the decease of a Blackfoot man. The Bannock County Coroner’s Office has released the following statement:
The Bannock County Coroner’s Office, in cooperation with Idaho State Police, has confirmed the identity of the deceased following a collision between a semi and pickup truck northbound on Interstate 15 at milepost 62 in Bannock County on Tuesday, January 24, 2023.
Next of kin has been notified.
The incident remains under investigation by Idaho State Police.
“My heart goes out to Bradley’s family and friends during this difficult time,” said Coroner Torey Danner.
The Idaho State Police reports that, “A 66-year-old male from Blackfoot, Idaho was traveling southbound on I15 in a 2015 Ford F150 pickup. The driver of the pickup went into the median, crossed into the northbound lanes and collided with a Peterbilt semi traveling northbound. The semi was driven by a 71-year-old male from West Valley, UT. The driver of the pickup succumbed to his injuries at the time of the crash. Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts. The right lane of travel was blocked for approximately 5 hours for the crash.”