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Semi-truck rollover blocks traffic

Posted at 4:23 AM, Aug 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-11 06:23:25-04

Idaho State Police are investigating a rollover accident this morning just East of Shoshone.

Kenneth Hunter of Jerome was driving westbound on US-26 in a semi-truck hauling 2 trailers when he drove off the right shoulder. His truck rolled and came a rest on it's side. Hunter was taken to a hospital in Gooding, he was wearing a seat belt. Lanes were blocked in both directions for almost 4 hours while crews worked to clear the scene.

Police are still investigating what caused the incident.