A woman was killed in a trucking accident in Caldwell early this morning. The accident happened on Highway 55 between Farmway Road and 10th Avenue. The victim was driving a minivan.
Deputies say it appears the driver of the van didn’t see the truck as she pulled out onto Highway 55 from Ashland Drive and was broad sided by the semi. Idaho State Police say the woman driving the vehicle was killed in the crash.
It is unknown why the victim pulled out into traffic in front of the semi-truck. The police are still investigating the accident. Traffic was blocked on the Highway for several hours while they investigated and the scene was cleaned up. There were no other reported injuries.
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