Driver of vehicle stopped in travel lane of I-84 killed in crash

GOODING COUNTY - The driver of a vehicle that was stopped in a travel lane of Interstate 84 was killed in a crash early Saturday morning, Idaho State Police said.

The crash happened at around 4:30 a.m. at milepost 147, which is about 10 miles west of Wendell.

ISP said Clinton Harlan, 39, of Kuna was westbound in a 2017 Volvo semi-tractor that was pulling three trailers when he encountered a vehicle that was stopped in the right-hand lane.

Harlan ran into the back of the vehicle.

The driver, who was the only occupant of the stopped vehicle, died at the scene. Early Sunday morning, police identified the victim as 35-year-old Derrickson George of Tucson, Arizona.

Police said Harlan was wearing a seat belt, while George was not.

ISP was assisted on scene by the Idaho Transportation Department, the Gooding County Sheriff's Office and Gooding County Fire and EMS crews. 

The crash is being investigated.

 

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