MERIDIAN -- Officers with the Idaho State Police say a 39-year-old man died when a sport utility vehicle turned in front of his motorcycle on U.S. Highway 95 in west-central Idaho.

The ISP says the motorcycle was southbound at about 4 p.m. Wednesday south of New Meadows when a northbound SUV turned left in front of the bike. The motorcycle struck the side of the SUV and the rider died at the scene. He was wearing a helmet. His name was being withheld until family members could be notified.

The driver of the SUV was taken to the hospital in McCall.

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