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One person dead after car drives off I15 shoulder, impacts brick wall after hitting fence

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Posted at 9:02 PM, Feb 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-23 23:05:51-05

One person is dead after a single-vehicle crash near Idaho Falls.

Idaho State Police say 39-year-old Robert Halford was driving northbound on I15 near milepost 118.5 when he drove off the right shoulder of the freeway and went through a fence, impacting a brick wall. The car came to rest on Mercury Avenue in Idaho Falls.

Police say Halford was wearing a seatbelt, but succumbed to his injuries at the scene.

Next of kin has been notified.

The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.