- Associated Press - Friday, May 5, 2017

EAGLE, Idaho (AP) - Authorities say a 65-year-old Idaho man has died in an accident in a loading area at a drag racing track in southwest Idaho.

The Ada County Coroner’s Office on Friday afternoon identified 65-year-old Dan Barton of Post Falls as having died of blunt force trauma due to an accident.

The Ada County Sheriff’s Office says Barton died Friday morning when a heavy trailer door fell on him in a loading area at Firebird Raceway in Eagle.

Authorities are investigating.

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