Idaho man dies after vehicle accident near Riverdale

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A Weston, Idaho, man was killed and three other men were hospitalized after a two vehicle accident Monday near Riverdale.

Idaho State Police report the accident occurred around 10:45 a.m. near milepost 12 on State Highway-34.

Ivan Mott was reportedly driving a 1999 Chevrolet Suburban southbound when he crossed into the northbound lane, striking a Ram pickup head on.

Mott and his passenger, 18-year-old Jonathan Mott, believed to be his son, were both transported to Franklin County Medical Center by ambulance. Ivan later died of his injuries at the hospital. Jonathan had nonlife-threatening injuries.

The Ram pickup truck was being driven by 49-year-old Robert Newswander of Hyde Park. He and his passenger, 39-year-old Ernesto Mariscal-Farias of Clifton, Idaho, were also transported to the hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries.

ISP officers report all of the men except for Jonathan were wearing seat belts. The highway was partially blocked for about four hours while crews cleared the accident.

According to Ivan Mott’s Facebook page, the man leaves behind a wife and three children. He graduated from Utah State in 1997, before studying molecular genetics at the University of Georgia. He loved the outdoors and operated his own taxidermy company. Funeral services are being arranged.

The crash remains under investigation.


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