Fatal crash on state Highway 31 near Victor

A Jackson, Wyo., man died Monday in a motorcycle wreck on state Highway 31 near Victor. His remains weren’t discovered until Thursday night.

Idaho State Police on Thursday was notified of a missing motorist. Air Idaho discovered the motorcycle at about 5:50 p.m. off the road on state Highway 31.

It was determined that at approximately 5:20 p.m. Monday, Sam Collins, 63, was riding north on a 2017 KTM motorcycle when he failed to negotiate a curve at milepost 11. Collins went off the right shoulder and overturned. He succumbed to his injuries at the time of the crash. Collins was wearing a helmet and riding gear.

Idaho State Police was assisted by Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office, Teton County Sheriff’s Office in Jackson, Wyo., and Air Idaho.

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