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UPDATE: US-93 lanes open after crash downs power lines

Lanes on US Highway 93, south of Filer, are blocked as power crews work to repair downed power lines from a crash. (Source: Pixabay)
Lanes on US Highway 93, south of Filer, are blocked as power crews work to repair downed power lines from a crash. (Source: Pixabay)(KMVT)
Published: Jan. 2, 2020 at 10:57 AM MST
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UPDATED (1:50 p.m.): Lanes on US Highway 93, south of Filer, have reopened after power crews worked to repair downed power lines from a crash.

Idaho State Police issued a news release Thursday morning. It said at about 12:30 a.m., a semi-truck hauling two empty milk tankers struck black ice and went off the highway striking a stop sign and power pole near East 3800 North. The truck, driven by Antonio Hernandez-Guzman, 32, of Jerome, came to rest in the barrow pit.

Lanes were reopened before 2 p.m.

The crash knocked down power lines and caused the north- and southbound lanes to be blocked. The lanes were blocked most of the day as Idaho Power crews worked on the lines.

The driver was wearing a seat belt. ISP classified this as a property damage crash.

Idaho State Police was assisted by Idaho Power, Twin Falls County Sheriff's Office, Filer Police Department and Filer Fire Department.

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