Monday, July 17, 2023

Semi Versus Train Collision

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Idaho State Police
District 5 5255 S. 5th Avenue, Suite 1
Pocatello, Idaho 83204
(208) 239-9800 FAX: (208) 239-9885

For Immediate Release: 07/17/2023 11:09 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

Idaho State Police is investigating a crash that occurred on July 17,2023, at approximately 5:30 p.m. The collision occurred 1150 W Hwy 30 in Power County, near Pocatello.

A 30-year-old male driving a 2007 Peterbilt northbound on a private road. He failed to yield for a flashing train signal light. A Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) train was traveling eastbound when it struck the second trailer of the semi-truck.

The driver of the semi was wearing his seatbelt. There were no injuries reported.

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