BUHL, Id ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) A man is dead following a motorcycle crash Saturday night. Around 8:00 pm, 46 year old Robert Thompson of Twin Falls was eastbound on River Road by Buhl.

He failed to negotiate a corner and lost control of his bike, crashing through a fence and trees. The Twin Falls Sheriff's Office, Buhl Police Department, and Magic Valley Paramedics all responded to the scene. An hour long rescue attempt ensued as they tried to revive Thompson before he died at the scene. According to law enforcement, speed was possibly a factor in the crash.