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Posted on: June 18, 2019

Press Release – Motorcycle Fatality Crash

On Sunday, June 16, 2019, at approximately 9:22 p.m. hours, deputies from the Blaine County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a motorcycle crash with injuries on Little Wood Reservoir Rd. near Hunt Lane, in Carey, Idaho.

Upon arrival, deputies found Hyrum L. Nielsen, age 23 of Carey, Idaho, deceased at the scene. Crash scene investigation indicates that Nielsen, driving a black 1982 Suzuki motorcycle, was traveling north on Little Reservoir Rd. when he left the roadway on the west shoulder, impacting a tree, and was ejected from his vehicle. Nielsen was wearing a helmet.

“The Blaine County Sheriff’s Office would like to send our condolences to the family and friends of Nielsen, and to the Carey Community. Nielsen was a Carey Firefighter and EMT, and we are very sorry to yet again lose another member of our community and a fellow first responder to a tragic accident,” said Sheriff Steve Harkins.

Sheriff Steve Harkins


Posted June 18, 2019, 11:30 am

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