Medical Condition Causes E. Idaho Crash


By Brittany Cooper

Eastern Idaho (KMVT-TV) A Michigan man has died following an accident in eastern Idaho.

Idaho State Police repsonded to a call at 10:54 Saturday night that a semi had left the southbound lanes of I-15 near milepost 81 and came to a rest in the median.

61 year old Chance J. Verhelle of Harrison Township, MI was reported to be unconscious and emergency responders were dispatched.

Both south bound lanes of I15 at that location were closed in preparation for life flight. The right lane was later reopened as life flight was cancelled because Vehelle died due to his medical condition.

The left lane remained closed until the semi was removed. The driver was transported to Portnuef Medical Center and was pronounced deceased upon arrival.

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