Utah man hit, killed on Interstate 84 in Idaho

Posted at 7:53 PM, Sep 01, 2013
and last updated 2013-09-01 21:53:34-04

ELMORE COUNTY, Idaho – A Utah man was killed in a car accident on I-84 in Idaho Saturday evening.

The accident took place at about 8:12 p.m. near mile post 125 on I-84 in Elmore County, Idaho.

According to a press release from the Idaho State Police, Jason Richmond, 32, of Midvale, Utah was standing outside of his Jeep on the driver’s side while assisting a tow truck operator who was removing the Jeep from the interstate.

A semi pulling a trailer traveling eastbound struck Richmond, who died at the scene. The driver of the semi was identified as 57-year-old Volodymyr Boyko of Portland, Oregon.

There were no other injuries reported.

The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.