IDAHO FALLS - A truck driver walked away with minor injuries after he crashed into a moving train Tuesday afternoon, police said.
The crash happened just before 3 p.m. on Idaho 33, about 30 miles northwest of Idaho Falls.
According to Idaho State Police, 21-year-old Zakary Shurtliff of Hamer, Idaho was driving east on the highway when came to a train crossing. Police say a train was already crossing at the time, and Shurtliff collided with the rear box car.
E. Idaho train vs. semi
The semi was heavily damaged by the crash, but Shurtliff was wearing a seat belt and suffered only minor injures.
As of 6:30 p.m., the highway was blocked in the area of the Sage Port of Entry.
The crash is under investigation.