Idaho State Police is investigating a single-vehicle fatality crash that occurred Wednesday, November 2, 2022, at 6:05 p.m., on SH55 near milepost 128, in Valley County.
A 59-year-old male from Boise was driving southbound on SH55 in a GMC pickup truck. He attempted to pass a vehicle on icy roads, went off the northbound shoulder, and struck a large culvert.
The driver was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. He was wearing a seatbelt.
All lanes of travel were blocked for approximately 3 hours.
Evidence was found on scene to indicate that alcohol may have been involved in this crash. The evidence is part of the ongoing investigation.