Hazelton Man Injured When Semi Collides With Truck


By Paul Johnson

Hazelton, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) - A Hazelton man was injured following a Monday morning crash. Idaho State Police say they responded to the call at 7:57 am at 2281 East 1010 South near the Cleary Building in Hazelton.

Ike A. Ellis, 31, of Hazelton was driving east on 1010 S. in a 1996 Ford F250 pickup. Dwayne D. Riese, 67, of Holstein, NE, was driving west in a 2006 Freightliner, pulling a 2005 Kenworth trailer. Riese made a left-hand turn in front of Ellis. In an attempt to avoid a collision, Ellis turned into a barrow pit, but still struck the Freightliner.
Ellis was transported by Air Ambulance to St. Luke’s in Twin Falls.

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