Man Killed While Walking Along Interstate Near Glenns Ferry
GLENNS FERRY, Idaho (PRESS RELEASE) On August 6, 2016, at approximately 1:50 A.M., Idaho State Police investigated a vehicle versus pedestrian fatality crash on I84, near milepost 119, just west of Glenns Ferry.
Hunter Lehman, 23, of Glenns Ferry, was walking eastbound on I84 in the median. Lehman stepped into the left lane of travel to attempt to flag down assistance. Matthew Garcia-Newman, 21, of Boise, was driving eastbound in a 2009 Toyota Corolla. Garcia-Newman was not able to avoid Lehman and struck him with the vehicle. Lehman succumbed to his injuries at the scene.
The left lane of travel was blocked for approximately three and a half hours.
Next of kin has been notified.
source: Idaho State Police