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Food truck flips, bursts into flames near Blackfoot

A major crash south sent one man to the hospital and blocked Interstate 15 for hours Wednesday.
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Fire and police responded to the fiery crash on I-15 near Blackfoot on Wednesday.

BLACKFOOT, Idaho — A major crash south of Blackfoot sent one man to the hospital and blocked Interstate 15 for hours Wednesday. 

Idaho State Police say Nicholas Transtrum of Blackfoot was driving south in a Ford F250 pulling a food truck trailer when the the wreck happened at 10:50 a.m. 

According to investigators, Transtrum drove off the right side of the road, smashing into the guardrail. The trailer overturned in the wreck, then caught fire. 

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The driver and his two passengers, 19-year-old Landan Van Cleave and 20-year-old Teigen Erickson, were all wearing seatbelts when the crash happened. 

Transtrum was taken by ambulance to Bingham Memorial Hospital in Blackfoot. His current condition has not been released.

I-15 was blocked for two hours while troopers worked to clear the wreckage. The crash remains under investigation.