February 1, 2014 in Idaho, Region

Highway 95 now open after fatal crash

By The Spokesman-Review
 

A commercial vehicle accident spilled 500 gallons of ammonium nitrate and resulted in the death of the driver on Highway 95 near Lake Cocolalla today.

The highway was closed for nearly seven hours after the 1 p.m. accident. The driver, identified as 62-year-old John M. Moody of Peck, Idaho, drifted off the roadway as he drove north, according to the Idaho State Police. His tractor and trailer overturned, causing the spill of liquid fertilizer.

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