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Meridian man killed after getting hit by oncoming vehicle near Idaho Falls

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IDAHO FALLS – A man is dead after getting hit by an oncoming vehicle near Idaho Falls Saturday night.

Idaho State Police reports the collision occurred around 8:21 p.m. at the northbound off-ramp of exit 116 on Interstate 15.

A 41-year-old man from Shelley, whose name has not been released, was headed northbound in a white 2003 Chevrolet Silverado. For an unknown reason, an unidentified 26-year-old man from Meridian traveled through the median, ran out into the road and was hit by the Silverado.

The man who was hit died from his injuries.

The off-ramp was closed for about an hour and a half as crews worked to investigate and clean up. The Idaho Falls Police and Fire Departments assisted ISP in responding to the crash.