Nevada man killed in crash with semi on Idaho highway

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by KTVB

KTVB.COM

Posted on November 7, 2012 at 11:28 AM

BOISE -- Idaho State Police say a Jackpot, Nevada man was killed in a crash near Hollister Tuesday night.

Troopers were called to a crash at around 9:25 p.m. on US Highway 93.

They say that Chris Larson, 49, of Townsend, Mont., was northbound in a 1999 Freightliner semi truck.  Lawrence Tiffany, 54, of Jackpot, Nevada, was southbound in a 1996 Dodge pickup. Tiffany failed to yield to oncoming traffic as he tried to make a left turn on to 1700 East and his truck was struck by the semi.

Tiffany died at the scene.  Larson was not injured.

Traffic on the highway was reduced to one lane for nearly four hours while crews worked to clear the roadway.  The crash is still under investigation.

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