Aberdeen, ID — A fatal accident between a Jeep Cherokee and an 18-wheeler along SH39 near Aberdeen last Wednesday (May 1, 2013) left one man dead. Joseph Grover, 63, was identified as the driver of the Jeep who was killed and Daniel Bolgen, 59, was listed as the 18-wheeler’s driver.
According to reports, Grover was driving north along SH39 near mile marker 19 at about 12:48 p.m. on Monday afternoon when he came upon Bolgen’s northbound 18-wheeler. As Bolgen slowed to make a left-hand turn onto County Road 1500, Grover’s Jeep crashed into the rear of his 18-wheeler.
Grover was killed immediately in the accident and Bolgen was reportedly uninjured. The accident was investigated further by the Idaho State Police, but no further updates were issued.
Scene of the Accident