Driver has Close Call with Train in East Idaho
The following was issued by Idaho State Police:
On Tuesday, November 17, 2015, at 11:26 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a crash involving a single vehicle and a train near Downey. Ryan Steward, 39, of Downey, was travelling west on East 2nd Street when his 1993 Dodge Pickup stalled on the railroad tracks. Steward exited his vehicle before it was struck by an oncoming train travelling southbound on the tracks. Steward was not injured in the crash and due to the investigation was charged with felony DUI and driving without privileges. Steward was incarcerated at the Bannock County Jail. This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.