Thursday, July 29, 2021

Crash West of St. Anthony Send Two People to Area Hospitals

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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: 7/29/2021 at 1:50 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On July 29, 2021, at approximately 9:15 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a crash westbound on US20 at milepost 342, approximately 3 miles west of St. Anthony.

Steven Widdison, 65, of Rexburg, was driving westbound on US20 in a 2008 Peterbilt semi, pulling a single trailer. Kylan Kauer, 26, of Rexburg, was driving behind Widdison in a 1999 Chevrolet Silverado pickup. Widdison slowed to make a right turn onto 300 N. Kauer struck the back of the trailer.

Widdison was wearing a seatbelt. He was transported by ground ambulance to Madison Memorial Hospital in Rexburg. Kauer was not wearing a seatbelt. He was transported by air ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls.

The westbound lane of travel was blocked for approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes.

The crash is under investigation by Idaho State Police.

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