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UPDATE: 92- Year Old Richfield Man Dies In ATV Crash
UPDATE: Richfield, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) An ATV has crashed into a truck on Highway 26 at milepost 181 in Lincoln County.
Idaho State Police say Juan Linares Nava, 19, of Richfield, was southbound on US-26 in a 2005 Ford F150 pickup. Meanwhile, Donald Riley, 92, also of Richfield, was eastbound on 720 North driving a Kawasaki Mule ATV.
Sgt. Keith Thompson of the Idaho State Police explains what happened.
"The Ford F150 was headed south bound on U.S. 93 Highway 26 and that little red Kawasaki mule was off of 720 North Road and he came up to the edge of the road and failed to yield to the black Ford pick–up, the black Ford pick–up swerved, tried to miss him, but he couldn't do it in time so," adds Thompson.
Riley was not wearing a helmet and died of his injuries at the scene.
Both lanes of US-26 were blocked for approximately two and a half hours while officers investigated.
ORIGINAL STORY: Richfield, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) An ATV has crashed into a truck on Highway 26 at milepost 181 in Lincoln County.
Lincoln County Search and Rescue as well as Richfield QRU are on scene. SIRCOMM dispatchers have confirmed it's a fatal accident.
The crash happened around 2:30 p.m. on Sunday.
We have a news crew headed to the scene and we'll have more information just as soon as it becomes available.