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New details released on Highway 20 semi crash


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Photos courtesy Fremont County Sheriff’s Office


The following is an update from Idaho State Police:

On May 14, at approximately 6:27 p.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a single-vehicle crash eastbound US 20 near milepost 384, south of Island Park.

Robert J. Herbert, 53, of Billings, MT, was driving a 2016 Kenworth semi hauling lumber eastbound on US 20 near milepost 384 when the vehicle went off the right shoulder of the roadway. The semi came to rest on its side and the trailer rolled and spilled the lumber.

Herbert was wearing a seatbelt and was not transported by ambulance. The road was not blocked.

Idaho State Police was assisted by Fremont County Sheriff’s Office.


ISLAND PARK — A semi truck hauling wood tipped on US Highway 20 in Island Park Tuesday evening.

The driver was a few miles north of Last Chance when the crash happened. No injuries were reported, according to officials, but it will take hours to clean up the area.

The Fremont County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the cause and drivers are asked to use caution along this section of Highway 20. will post updates as we receive them.