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Meridian Motorcyclist Dies in Crash Near Caldwell

Posted on Jul 20, 2014

CALDWELL: Idaho State Police report that a motorcyclist from Meridian was killed Saturday afternoon as a result of a crash with a pickup truck. The crash occurred on July 19, 2014 at approximately 2:30 p.m. , at the intersection of Sand Hollow and Black Canyon Roads in Canyon County.

Aaron Sharp, age 52, of Meridian was operating a Harley-Davidson eastbound on Black Canyon Road. As Sharp approached the intersection of Sand Hollow Road, Russell Frisby, age 31, of Caldwell was driving west on Sand Hollow in a GMC pickup. Frisby reportedly attempted to make a left hand turn onto Black Canyon Road in front of Sharp who crashed into the pickup. Mr Sharp died at the scene as a result of his injuries. He was wearing a helmet.

The Idaho State Police is conducting an investigation.

In Idaho, a vehicle making a left hand turn from one road to another has the duty to yield the right-of-way to oncoming traffic. The failure to yield the right-of-way constitutes negligence per se in Idaho.

If a loved one or you have been injured as result of a motorcycle accident, you should consult with an experienced Idaho motorcycle accident attorney. Boise Personal Injury and Motorcycle Accident Trial Attorney Alan Morton has over 31 years of experience in helping victims of personal injury and wrongful death seek compensation for injuries arising from motor vehicle collisions. You can contact Mr. Morton at 208.344.5555 or toll free at 888.716.8021 or by completing an online contact form. Mr. Morton is willing to provide you with an initial free consultation to discuss the facts of your case and to help you become better informed regarding your legal rights and remedies. By meeting with an experienced accident attorney you may be able to avoid the common mistakes that victims of motorcycle or auto accidents make in conjunction with pursuing a claim for personal injury or wrongful death.

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