Texas Man Killed in Crash Near Hammett
HAMMETT, Idaho (KLIX)-A young man from Texas was killed and another man hospitalized after their pickup slid off the interstate west of Hammett Wednesday morning. According to Idaho State Police, emergency crews responded at around 9:30 a.m. on Interstate 84 between Hammett and Mountain Home for a Ford pickup with five people in it that went off the road in icy conditions. A 23-year-old man from Spring, Texas who was not wearing a seat belt was killed in the crash. A 42-year-old male passenger from Fort Worth, Texas was taken to an area hospital. The 22-year old driver and three other passengers were wearing seat belts. The crash is under investigation.