UPDATE: Police identify man killed on I-15 Friday morning

Idaho Falls

IDAHO FALLS — Idaho State Police have identified the man who was killed on Interstate 15 Friday morning.

The crash occurred around 8:45 a.m. in the northbound lane at milepost 117 between the Idaho Falls exits.

Police reports show Troy Higgins, 29, of Blackfoot, was traveling in a 2008 Chevrolet Express van. Higgins went off the right shoulder, flipped once and landed upright in the barrow pit, according to a news release.

Higgins was ejected from the vehicle and killed.

Part of the interstate was blocked for approximately three hours by emergency vehicles.

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