UPDATE: One Person Has Died Following Tractor Crash Near Hansen


By Paul Johnson

UPDATE: The Idaho State Police announced this Monday morning that Salvador Centeno succumbed to his injuries at St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, ID.

Hansen, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) Two people were transported for treatment following a two vehicle crash near Hansen. The Idaho State Police responded to a call for help at 7:26am this Wednesday morning on U.S. Highway 30 near milepost 229.

Salvador Centeno, 58 of Kimberly was eastbound on 30 in a 1978 John Deere Tractor. George Rietkerk, 55 of Wendell was also traveling east in a one ton Dodge pickup pulling a livestock trailer. Authorities say Rietkerk failed to yield and struck the tractor from behind. Both people wee taken to St. Luke’s while Centeno was later transported by air ambulance to St. Alphonsus in Boise. Both lanes of U.S. Highway 30 for about 2 and a half hours.

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