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Billings truck driver injured in Idaho crash

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Posted at 2:26 PM, Nov 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-24 16:26:16-05

A Billings truck driver was taken to the hospital following a rollover crash on the Idaho panhandle, according to the Idaho State Police.

The 74-year-old man was driving a propane truck east on Highway 12 between Syringa and Kooskia when he rounded a corner, lost control, tipped over and slid down an embankment, police said.

The driver was extricated from the vehicle and taken by ambulance to a nearby hospital. He was wearing a seatbelt, according to police.

Traffic was blocked in both directions on Highway 12 surrounding the crash, which remains under investigation.