Burning Pickup Left in Snake River Canyon
JEROME, Id. (KMVT-KSVT) The Jerome County Sheriff's Office, along with Twin Falls County, is investigation the remanence of a burnt out truck at the bottom Yingst Grade in Jerome County.
According to Jerome County Sheriff Doug McFall, one man is in custody for questioning. Two people hiking in the area below the Jerome Country Club, saw a man drive the truck to the bottom of the canyon and walk away. A few minutes later, those witnesses said they saw smoke and then flames.
They then said that man walked across an old bridge into Twin Falls County. It's not clear the motive behind the burning of the truck. Sheriff Doug McFall says it might have been an accident, and the man just walked away, or it could have been some type of criminal activity.