UPDATE: 36-year-old Oregon man dies in I-84 crash Monday afternoon


    According to the Idaho Transportation Department, the crash occurred about three miles west of Caldwell. (Courtesy Jimmy Ray)

    A 36-year-old man died in this afternoon's crash on I-84 near Caldwell.

    Police identified the man as Michael Kreider from Vale, Ore.

    Police say Kreider swerved to avoid traffic ahead that was slowed from a previous crash and lost control. He crossed into the left lane of travel and collided with a semi-truck and trailer.

    According to police, Kreider succumbed to his injuries on scene.

    Interstate-84 westbound was blocked after the crash which occurred at 12:44 p.m.

    According to the Idaho Transportation Department, the crash occurred about three miles west of Caldwell.

    The driver of the semi, was wearing a seatbelt and was not taken to the hospital.

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