Personnel: Jeffrey Alan Koval
Agency/Organization: Inkom Fire Department
Summary: Firefighter Jeffrey Koval had been working a wildland fire in southeastern ID with members of his department. He was detailed to go back into town and retrieve some supplies. As he drove his city pickup back to the fire scene, he was involved in a single-vehicle crash. His car left the interstate highway; he crashed through a fence and then over an embankment. Firefighter Koval had to be extricated from the vehicle. He was transported to the hospital and pronounced dead. Firefighter Koval was wearing his seatbelt.
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fire in SE Idaho near Inkom ID; Inkom Fire Department
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