Mountain Home Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident
Elmore County, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - A Mountain Home resident is dead and another seriously injured following a motorcycle crash. Just before midnight Saturday, police responded to the crash on State Highway 51 in Elmore County.
According to a press release, 48–year-old Virgle Crane was navigating an s–curve when his motorcycle drifted and struck a reflector post. The bike overturned and crane and his passenger were thrown from it.
Crane was pronounced dead at the scene. 44-year-old Melissa Eckiwaudah, also of Mountain Home, was taken by air to St. Alphonsus with life threatening injuries. Neither wore helmets at the time of the crash.