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Orofino Man Killed In Crash Near Pine

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By Brittany Cooper

Pine, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) The Elmore County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal crash near Pine that happened Saturday afternoon.

Officials say Mark Carl Crawford, 47, of Orofino was headed west on Lester Creek Road in a 1992 GMC pickup when he missed the curve.

The truck rolled down a steep embankment, landing about 60 feet below the road.

Crawford was pronounced dead at the scene. It’s unclear if alcohol factored into the crash.

He was not wearing a seatbelt, but was not ejected, says the sheriff’s office.

Pine EMS, Elmore County Extrication and Elmore Ambulance Service also responded.


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