Motorcycle rider killed in rear-end crash

SHOSHONE --  A Jerome man was killed Monday when the motorcycle he was riding crashed into another vehicle on U.S. Highway 26.

The collision happened at about 12:30 p.m., between Shoshone and Richfield.

According to Idaho State Police, 54-year-old Judy Childs of Shoshone stopped her Jeep in the eastbond lane of travel while waiting to make a lefthand turn across traffic.

Steven K. Jones, 66, was riding a Harley Davidson motorcycle east when he failed to slow down behind the stopped Jeep, and crashed into the back of it.

Jones, who was not wearing a helmet, died at the scene, police say. Childs was wearing her seatbelt, and was not hurt.

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