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Woman arrested after deadly motorcycle crash

An arrest has been made in a crash that killed a woman on a motorcycle on U.S. Highway 30 in Pocatello.

Idaho State Police said Saturday that Joanne Christofferson, 29, of Pocatello has been arrested on a felony charge of vehicular manslaughter and was booked into the Bannock County Jail.

The arrest came a day after Christofferson traveling eastbound on the highway in a 1997 Mazda Protege, when she drifted into the westbound lane of travel, colliding with a 2005 Harley Davidson driven by Staci Shryock, 44, of Pocatello, who was traveling westbound, ISP said.

Shryock died at the crash, and Christofferson was taken by ground ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center.

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