Fatality on Hwy 55
Horseshoe Bend -- On Sunday April 9, 2017, at approximately 4:50 pm, Idaho State Police investigated a single vehicle, injury crash, on State Highway 55 at milepost 58, near Horseshoe Bend.
A motorcyclist was riding southbound on SH55 on a 2012 Harley Davidson motorcycle. The rider failed to negotiate curve and struck the concrete barrier on the southbound side. The rider was separated from the motorcycle and came to rest on the southbound side of SH55. The motorcycle came to rest on the northbound shoulder. The rider was wearing a helmet.
The rider was transported by air ambulance to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise.
Both lanes of travel were blocked for approximately two hours.
It was later confirmed by Boise County Sheriff, Jim Kaczmarek, that this...