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UPDATE: No injuries after semi-truck crash near Blackfoot

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UPDATE:

On Friday, April 27, 2018, at approximately 5:29 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a non-injury, two-vehicle crash southbound I-15 at milepost 89, in Blackfoot.

Buddy McCuistion, 36, of Jerome, was driving a 2009 Kenworth semi. Richard Blanchard, 58, of Ashville AL, was driving a 2017 Freightliner semi. The southbound lanes were congested with traffic. When traffic came to a stop, McCuistion hit the back of Blanchard’s vehicle. McCuistion and Blanchard were both wearing seatbelts.

The southbound lanes were blocked for approximately 2 hours.

ORIGINALSTORY:

BLACKFOOT — Idaho State Police are investigating a crash involving two semi trucks on an overpass above the junction of U.S. Highway 91 and Interstate 15 south of Blackfoot, according to an ISP news release.

The southbound lane is currently blocked, according to the Idaho Transportation Department. Expect delays.

No injuries have been reported.

EastIdahoNews.com will post when more details become available.

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