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Nampa man treated from July 8 crash; motorcyclist lifeflighted to Missoula




Nampa man treated from July 8 crash

A Nampa man was hospitalized following a single-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 12 on Sunday, July 8.

Quinn C. Pander, 61, was transported to Syringa Hospital in Grangeville. He was wearing a seat belt.

The crash was reported at 2:14 p.m. at milepost 134.5, according to Idaho State Police. Pander was driving a 2017 International box truck westbound and left the road on the right shoulder. He overcorrected, struck the guardrail and left the road over the left shoulder. The vehicle went down the embankment and came to rest on its driver’s side next to the river.

Motorcyclist lifeflighted to Missoula

POWELL – A Montana motorcyclist was airlifted for medical treatment following a July 4 crash on U.S. Highway 12 approximately eight miles east of Powell.

Mark L. Armstrong, 55, of Alberton, was transported to St. Patrick’s Hospital in Missoula.

According to Idaho State Police, Armstrong was traveling west at milepost 169.8 on his 2013 Harley-Davidson motorcycle when he failed to negotiate a left curve, went on the right shoulder and hit gravel. Armstrong lost control of his motorcycle, struck a concrete barrier and was ejected.

Armstrong was not wearing a helmet. The roadway was blocked for approximately 30 minutes.


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