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Posted on: August 3, 2020

Press Release –Single Vehicle Motorcycle Crash

Connell Motorcycle Crash

On Sunday, August 2, 2020, at approximately 1:15 p.m. deputies of the Blaine County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single motorcycle crash on Highway 75 near Deer Creek Rd. north of Hailey, Idaho.

Crash scene investigation determined that the driver Calvin D. Connell, age 56 of Twin Falls, Idaho, was traveling southbound on Hwy 75 on a 2008 Suzuki motorcycle when the vehicles in front of him slowed for a herd of elk crossing the highway. Connell was unable to stop in time and laid the motorcycle down to avoid striking the vehicle in front of him.

Calvin Connell and his passenger, Endura Connell, age 52 of Twin Falls, Idaho, received minor injuries. Damage to the motorcycle was estimated to be less than $1500. The southbound lane was blocked for approximately thirty minutes.

Sheriff Steve Harkins

Posted August 3, 2020, @  4:15 pm

CONTACT:    Holly Carter – Blaine County Sheriff’s Office (208) 788-5536         End.###

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