On September 10, 2018, shortly after 8:00 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle crash on State Highway 48 at the intersection of N 4200 E in Jefferson County.
David Stokes, age 48 of Rigby, was westbound on SH48 on a Suzuki motorcycle. Stokes used the left turn lane to pass a vehicle that had slowed to make a right hand turn. He then struck a John Deere front-end loader, driven by Benito Gonzalez Herrera, 44, of Idaho Falls, in the intersection. Stokes succumbed to his injuries at the scene. He was wearing a helmet.
The roadway was blocked for approximately two hours.