On August 22, 2019 at 4:09 PM, Idaho State Police investigated a single vehicle fatality crash on Highway 34 at Thatcher Road, in Thatcher, ID.

Thomas Sampson, 66, of Preston, ID, was traveling southbound on State Highway 34 in a 2000 Jeep Wrangler when he left the right side of the roadway, rolled, and was ejected from the vehicle.

Sampson succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the crash. Next of kin has been notified. Sampson was not wearing a seatbelt.