St. Anthony crash sends one to EIRMC Wednesday morning

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On Thursday at approximately 9:15 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a crash westbound on US Highway 20 at milepost 342, approximately 3 miles west of St. Anthony.

Steven Widdison, 65, of Rexburg, was driving westbound on the highway in a 2008 Peterbilt semi, pulling a single trailer. Kylan Kauer, 26, of Rexburg, was driving behind Widdison in a 1999 Chevrolet Silverado pickup. Widdison slowed to make a right turn onto 300 N. Kauer struck the back of the trailer.

Widdison was wearing a seatbelt. He was transported by ground ambulance to Madison Memorial Hospital in Rexburg. Kauer was not wearing a seatbelt. He was transported by air ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls.

The westbound lane of travel was blocked for approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes.

The crash is under investigation by Idaho State Police.