Man in semi hit, killed by train near Caldwell


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The following is a news release from Idaho State Police.

CALDWELL — On Thursday, Dec. 7, at approximately 10 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a fatality crash on Look Lane at the Union Pacific railroad tracks, northwest of Caldwell.

Floyd C. Gibson, 61, of Nampa, was southbound in a 1997 Kenworth tractor towing a gravel trailer. Gibson failed to yield at the stop sign and was struck by an eastbound Union Pacific locomotive. Gibson was not wearing seatbelt and was ejected.

Gibson succumbed to his injuries at the scene. The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.