1 Utahn dead, 1 injured after pickup rolls in southeast Idaho

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SODA SPRINGS, Idaho, July 5, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — One Utah man is dead and a second is injured after a single-vehicle crash near Soda Springs, Idaho.

A statement from the Idaho State Police says that Utahns Jacob Beutler, 28, of Roosevelt, and his passenger, Drew McTavisch, 36, of West Jordan, were eastbound in a 2018 Ram 2500 pickup just before 2 p.m. Friday.

“Beutler drove off the left side of the roadway, hit an embankment, and the pickup rolled,” the statement says.

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“Beutler was ejected and succumbed to his injuries on scene. McTavish was transported by ground ambulance to Caribou Memorial Hospital in Soda Springs.”

Soda Springs is about 60 miles southeast of Pocatello, Idaho.

Beutler’s next of kin has been notified, the statement said.

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