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Fatality collision blocked SH-16 for hours on Tuesday

Traffic Alert Incident on SH-16
Posted at 1:42 PM, Oct 03, 2023

EMMETT, Idaho — A fatal collision had State Highway 16 blocked lanes in both directions for almost five hours just south of Emmett on Tuesday. The collision occurred just before 11:00am on October 3 at SH-16 milepost 109.

The Idaho State Police have reported that a collision between a Jeep and a commercial vehicle has left one man dead.

A Jeep, driven by a man from Emmett, was traveling southbound when it crossed the center line and struck an oncoming commercial vehicle.

The driver of the truck was transported to the hospital. The driver of the Jeep died from his injuries at the scene.

ISP is still investigating the crash.