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Truck crash blocks Highway 55 in southern Valley County

A semi rolled over early Thursday morning near Smiths Ferry.
Credit: Idaho Transportation Department

SMITHS FERRY, Idaho — A seven-mile stretch of Idaho Highway 55 was closed for several hours Thursday morning because of an accident south of Smiths Ferry, the Valley County Sheriff's Office reported.

The crash was reported at 6:13 a.m. The sheriff's office said a semi truck rolled over at milepost 92. The Idaho Transportation Department closed the highway between mileposts 90 and 97 -- between Sportsman Access and Stirrup Lane. This is also near a major ITD construction project along the highway. 

The highway reopened shortly after noon.

For updates on Idaho highway conditions any time, call 511 or check road reports online.

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