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Portion Of Freeway Near Rupert Blocked Following Vehicle Accident


By Paul Johnson

Rupert, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) - The Idaho State police say a one vehicle crash on Interstate 84 near Rupert left no one injured but a portion of the freeway was closed for about an hour and a half. The accident Sunday afternoon at 2:40 pm happened near milepost 209.

Shannon Beck, 26, of Selah, Washington, was eastbound in a Toyota Scion. Beck attempted to slow down for traffic ahead of her, swerved, and lost control of the vehicle. The Toyota struck the guardrail on the right shoulder of the roadway before coming to rest in the left eastbound lane.

Beck was wearing a seatbelt. She had two juvenile passengers, both of whom were restrained in child safety seats.

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