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40 yr old Orofino Man Dies in Motorcycle Crash


Posted on Apr 30, 2014

OROFINO - The Idaho State Police report that a fatality arising from a motorcycle/sedan crash at the intersection of US 12 and State Highway 7 near Orifino, Idaho on April 29, 2014.

84 yr old Ruth Root was reportedly driving eastbound on US 12 when she made a left hand turn into a motorcycle operated by 40 yr old Monty Smith who was operating a 2000 Yamaha motorcyle westbound on US 12. Mr. Smith was taken by ambulance to the hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. Root told the investigating officers that she did not see the motorcycle before commencing her left turn. There were no visual obstructions noted in the sheriff’s report.

Morton Law Offices extend our heartfelt condolences to the Smith family for their loss.

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Alan Morton
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