Friday, October 6, 2023

**Update**Fatality crash eastbound I84 at 110.8, near Mountain Home

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian, ID 83642 (208) 846-7550
Fax (208) 846-7520

For Immediate Release: 10/06/2023 7:40 p.m.

Please direct questions to the District Office

The driver of the Peterbilt semi was 35 years old.

***End of Update****

Idaho State Police is investigating a two-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 6:39 a.m. on Friday, October 6,2023, eastbound I84 at milepost 110.8, near Mountain Home.

A 40-year-old male from Hartford, CT was traveling westbound on I84 in a 2020 Freightliner semi pulling a single trailer. A 25-year-old male from Hurricane, UT was traveling eastbound on I84 in a 2015 Peterbilt semi pulling a single trailer.

The driver of the Freightliner crossed the median and collided with the Peterbilt head-on in the right lane. Both drivers succumbed to their injuries at the scene of the crash.

Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts. Lanes of travel were blocked for approximately 12 hours.
This crash is under investigation.