Idaho

Idaho police say 2 dead after motorcycle crash

MERIDIAN – Idaho State Police say two people are dead following a crash on Interstate 84.

According to investigators on Saturday, 42-year-old Christopher Pierpont of Mountain Home was riding his motorcycle westbound on I-84 in southwestern Idaho when he struck a construction barrel and lost control of the motorcycle.

Police say 43-year-old Christine Pierpont, also from Mountain Home, was a passenger on the motorcycle.

Both Christopher and Christine were thrown from the motorcycle and died at the scene. Police say the two were wearing helmets.