I-84 Motorcycle crash kills two near Sand Hollow exit

Posted at 5:59 PM, Sep 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-01 19:59:33-04

Two people were killed in a motorcycle crash on Interstate 84 on Saturday.

Idaho State Police responded to a crash westbound I-84 at milepost 17, near the Sand Hollow Exit shortly after noon on September 1, 2018.

Christopher Pierpont, 42, of Mountain Home was riding westbound on a 2007 Yamaha motorcycle when he struck a construction barrel in the construction zone and lost control of the bike. Christopher and his passenger, Christine Pierpont, 43, of Mountain Home, were thrown from the motorcycle and succumbed to their injuries at the crash scene. Next of kin has been notified.

Both Christopher and Christine were wearing helmets.