Pocatello man dies in one-vehicle crash on Interstate 84
On November 21, 2018, at approximately 12:47 a.m., the Idaho State Police began investigating a single vehicle fatality crash on Interstate 84 at approximately milepost 190, south of Hazelton.
A 1996 Honda Accord driven by Christopher Averett, 46, of Pocatello was traveling westbound on I84 near milepost 190 when he lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle went into the median and rolled. Averett, the vehicle’s only occupant, was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected. Averett succumbed to his injuries at the scene.
The eastbound lanes of I84 were blocked for approximately three hours.
Idaho State Police were assisted by the Idaho Transportation Department and Jerome County Sheriff’s Office.