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Semi-Truck Hauling Grain Crashes Near Caldwell Injures 2


Posted on Aug 22, 2014

A truck carrying a load of grain rolled over on Interstate 84 in Caldwell Thursday morning.

CALDWELL- Idaho State Police report that a semi-truck and trailer carrying a cargo of grain crashed into a car on I-84 Thursday morning near the Caldwell Airport at milepost 30. James Zelner, age 67, was driving a 1993 Ford Tempo sedan westbound in the right lane when he slowed for traffic. Jeffrey Cumpton, age 53, of Spokane, Washington was driving a 1995 Kenworth semi truck carrying a load of grain immediately behind the Ford Tempo and was unable to stop in time and attempted to drive on the right shoulder of the highway when the truck struck the Ford catapulting the car into the median. The semi truck then rolled on its side causing the grain to spill. Both drivers were injured according to the police report and were taken by ambulance ot the St. Alponsus Nampa Health Plaza.

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