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Train hits truck in north Bannock County, no injuries

Sep. 11, 2021 12:45 PM EDT

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Tyhee Road between U.S. Highway 91 and Hiline Road in north Bannock County was closed Friday afternoon after a train struck a truck pulling an empty trailer, Idaho State Police said. No one was injured during the accident, but the train, which...

Deputy shot, suspect dead after eastern Idaho hit-and-run

Aug. 05, 2021 11:55 AM EDT

BLACKFOOT, Idaho (AP) — A sheriff's deputy was shot and a suspect died after a reported hit-and-run accident led to a slow-speed chase in eastern Idaho on Wednesday. Law enforcement officials didn't disclose what led to the suspect's death. The deputy was shot in the...