***Update*** Two-Vehicle Crash in Preston

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Idaho State Police

District 5 5205 South 5th Ave.

Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2299

(208) 236-6466 FAX: (208) 236-6068

For Immediate Release: 02/13/16 7:30 p.m.

Please direct questions to the District Office

Updated Release:

At approximately 1:30 p.m. this afternoon, February 13, 2016, Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of W 2000 S and State St. in Preston. Brock Bitton, age 36, of Logan, UT was driving southbound on State St. in a Mitsubishi Galant. Marie Mitchell, age 32 of Lewiston, UT was northbound in a Ford Fusion. Bitton crossed over the divider and struck Mitchell. Both drivers were wearing seatbelts. Bitton succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the crash. Mitchell was transported by ground ambulance to Logan Regional Hospital in Logan, UT. State Street was blocked for approximately four hours. The investigation is ongoing with assistance from Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. Next of kin has been notified.



Original Release:

Idaho State Police is currently investigating a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of 2000 South and State Street, in Preston. South State Street is blocked at this time. More information will be released when it becomes available.