BANNOCK COUNTY, ID. (THECOUNT) — Aaron D. Ayers, of Pocatello, Idaho, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Saturday morning two-vehicle crash in Bannock County.

Ayers, 37, was killed early Saturday morning two-vehicle crash in Pocatello.


According to Idaho State Police, Ayers was operating a vehicle on W. Buckskin Rd, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and into opposing lanes Saturday around midnight. The vehicle then came into contact with a vehicle operated by an 18-year-old Pocatello driver.

Ayers was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

A child, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was transported to an area hospital in unknown condition.

The condition of the other driver was not provided by officials.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Bannock County is a county in the southeastern part of the U.S. state of Idaho. As of the 2010 United States Census the population was 82,839, making it the fifth-most populous county in Idaho. The county seat and largest city is Pocatello. The county was established in 1893 and named after the local Bannock tribe – Wikipedia.