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MAN AIRLIFTED TO HOSPITAL AFTER BEING EJECTED FROM PICKUP TRUCK DURING WRECK

April 14, 2019

On Friday, April 12, 2019, at approximately 10:47 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a single-vehicle, injury crash near the intersection of State Highway 32 and State Highway 33, near Tetonia.

Gary Matkin, 21, of Tetonia, was westbound on SH33 in a 2000 Ford F-350. Matkin lost control of the vehicle on the roadway. The Ford went off the north side of SH33 and into a field, where it rolled and came to rest on its top. Matkin was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle.

He was transported to Teton Valley Hospital in Driggs by ground ambulance and then the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls by air ambulance.

The crash is under investigation by Idaho State Police.