UPDATE: Fatal Crash Blocks Highway 93 Near Hollister
FROM IDAHO STATE POLICE: On Saturday, May 28, 2016, at 4:55 a.m., the Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle fatality crash on US-93 at milepost 30, north of Hollister.
Bennett Lawton, 26, of Wendell, was driving southbound in a 2015 Honda Civic. Hilario Ojeda-Salazar, 55, of Bakersfield, California, was driving northbound in a 2006 Peterbuilt semi truck with a single trailer. The Honda crossed the center line and collided with the semi.
Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts. Lawton succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the crash.
US-93 was blocked in both directions for five hours and fifteen minutes while crews worked to clear the scene.
The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.