Utah man hospitalized after deadly Idaho crash

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NEW MEADOWS, Ida. (ABC4) – A Utah man is recovering after a fatal crash in western Idaho late Sunday evening.

Idaho State Police say the crash happened shortly after 7 p.m. on southbound US 95 north of New Meadows, about 120 miles north of Boise.

A 22-year-old man from Moscow, Idaho, was driving south in a Mazda while a 40-year-old Clinton, Utah man was driving northbound in a Freightliner tractor with a flatbed semi-trailer.

According to Idaho State Police, the Mazda struck the Freightliner head-on in the northbound lane.

The Moscow man was ejected from his vehicle and succumbed to his injuries on the scene while the driver of the truck was taken to a nearby hospital.

Police say the crash remains under investigation.

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