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Single Car crash near Blackfoot claims one person
BLACKFOOT, ID (KMVT-TV) On April 14, 2011, at approximately 2:30 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a single vehicle fatality crash on US91 near Shilling Street, south of Blackfoot. A 1995 Acura Legend, being driven by Tobie Robinson, age 23 of Blackfoot, was heading northbound on US91 when for unknown reasons Robinson's vehicle went off the right side of the roadway. Robinson lost control of his vehicle causing it to crash and come to rest on the embankment of the Blackfoot River. Robinson was wearing his seatbelt and was trapped in his vehicle as it started on fire. Blackfoot Fire Department responded to the scene and extinguished the vehicle, however Robinson succumbed to his injuries sustained in the crash. Alcohol is possibly a contributing factor in this crash.