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07/22/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/22/2019 22:55

*Update* Crash on State Highway 75 Near Stanley Injures One

News Release - *Update* Crash on State Highway 75 Near Stanley Injures One

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IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE
District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000
Fax  (208) 324-7897

For Immediate Release: 7/22/2019 at 9:40 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

**Update**

On July 21, 2019, James Swigert, 59, of Challis, ID, succumbed to his injuries at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, in Boise. 

Next of kin has been notified.

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**End of Update**


On Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at approximately 9:14 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a single vehicle crash on State Highway 75 at milepost 199.2, near Stanley.

James Swigert, 59, of Challis, ID, was driving a Ford cement commercial vehicle southbound on State Highway 75.  Swigert crossed over the center line, went off the roadway, and rolled his vehicle.  His vehicle came to rest next to the Salmon River. Swigert was ejected from the vehicle and was transported by air ambulance to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise.

Swigert was not wearing a seatbelt.
 
Idaho State Police was assisted by the Custer County Sheriff's Office and the Idaho Transportation Department.
 
The southbound lane was blocked for approximately 5 hours.

The crash is under investigation by Idaho State Police.


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