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Tower Down- 10.18.21 (ID) "UPDATED"


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Tow truck driver killed in Pocatello crash


Police say the man lost control and rolled the truck early Monday morning.


POCATELLO, Idaho — A tow truck driver died in a crash on Interstate 15 early Monday morning. 

The single-vehicle wreck happened at 5:53 a.m. on the northbound side of the interstate in Pocatello. 


According to Idaho State Police, the driver of the 2007 Freightliner tow truck went into the median, then overcorrected, swerving back onto the roadway. The 62-year-old lost control, and the tow truck rolled.


The driver, who was wearing a seatbelt, died in the crash. His name has not been released.


Pocatello Police Department, Bannock County Coroner, and the Bannock County Sheriff's Office all assisted ISP with the crash.







The Bannock County Coroner’s Office, in cooperation with Idaho State Police and the Bannock County Sheriff’s Office, has confirmed the identity of the deceased following the fatality crash northbound on Interstate 15 in Pocatello on Oct. 18.


Deceased: Jerrold William Rhoden of Chubbuck, 62-year-old male


Next of kin has been notified. The incident remains under investigation by Idaho State Police.



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