Off-duty Idaho FF-EMT dies in motorcycle crash
Hyrum Nielsen was riding a motorcycle when he hit a tree and was ejected from the seat
By News Staff
CAREY, Idaho — An off-duty firefighter-EMT was killed when the motorcycle he was riding left the roadway and hit a tree.
According to KMVT 11, Hyrum Nielsen, a firefighter-EMT with Carey Fire and Rescue, was riding a 1982 Suzuki motorcycle on June 16 before he left the roadway and hit a tree. Blaine County Sheriff officers responded and found Nielsen dead at the scene.
Neilsen was wearing a helmet, officials said.
“The Blaine County Sheriff’s Office would like to send our condolences to the family and friends of Nielsen, and to the Carey Community. Nielsen was a Carey firefighter and EMT, and we are very sorry to yet again lose another member of our community and a fellow first responder to a tragic accident,” Sheriff Steve Harkins said.