Elderly Eagle man dies in eastern Idaho crash

Posted at 8:34 PM, May 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-28 09:37:08-04

An elderly Eagle man is dead after a single vehicle accident in eastern Idaho.

Idaho State Police say Andrew Potter, 72, of Eagle, was driving southbound on Interstate 15 near milepost 65 in a Lexus 300 when he left the right shoulder and drove into an embankment.

It happened shortly after 3:00 p.m. Sunday. Potter succumbed to his injuries at the scene.

Officials say Potter was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of the accident. Next of kin have been notified.

The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.