Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Crash in Roberts on SH-48 Semi vs a Union Pacific Train

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Idaho State Police
District 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
(208) 528-3400 FAX: (208) 528-3485

For Immediate Release: 02/25/2020 7:40 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Tuesday, February 25, 2020, at approximately 3:46 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a crash westbound SH-48 near milepost 1, in Roberts.

Celestino Trejo Moreno, 57, of Idaho Falls, was driving westbound on SH-48 in a 1998 Peterbuilt Semi pulling a single trailer. Trejo Moreno's vehicle was struck by a Union Pacific train traveling southbound, as he was crossing the railroad tracks. The semi was pushed approximately 1300 feet south of the intersection.

Trejo Moreno was transported via ground ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls.

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