Fatal crash near Preston

LOGAN – A vehicle rollover Sunday night near Preston has killed a Weston man. According to Idaho State Police, 26-year-old Chet Atkinson was killed in the single vehicle accident.

Atkinson was driving a 2002 Dodge 2500 truck, eastbound on State Highway 36, near milepost 132. He went off the south side of the road, overcorrected and then went through the guardrail on the north side of the roadway.

Atkinson’s truck rolled down the embankment. He was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. He was not wearing a seatbelt.

The crash is under investigation.

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