One Person Killed In Vehicle Rollover Near Bliss Friday Night


By Paul Johnson

Bliss, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) - The Idaho State Police say a 36 year old Pocatello man was killed when he lost control of his vehicle. The accident on I-84 near the Bliss Rest Area at mile marker 133, happened when Wirake Charles was westbound in a 2003 Dodge Durango. Timothy Brand 56 of Tooele, Utah was also westbound in a 2013 Peterbuilt Semi. Charles attempted to pass Brand on the median side shoulder when he lost control and struck the semi. Charles’ vehicle continued off the right shoulder and rolled, coming to rest near the fence of the Rest Area. Charles was ejected from his vehicle and succumb to his injuries at the scene. Police say Charles was not wearing a seatbelt.

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