Idaho Falls man injured in crash on SH39 north of American Falls

AMERICAN FALLS, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - Idaho State Police investigated an injury crash northbound on SH39 at mile marker 1 north of American Falls around 2:38 p.m. Monday.

34-year-old Idaho Falls resident Bryan A. Goede was driving northbound on SH39 in a 2016 Toyota Prius, and 64-year-old Pocatello resident Michael G. Hess driving southbound on SH39 in a 2001 Kenworth semi-truck pulling a trailer.  

Police report Goede attempted to turn onto Hillcrest Avenue failing to yield to Hess, and the semi-truck struck the front end of the Prius.

Goede was not wearing a seatbelt and was transported by ground ambulance to Power County Hospital in American Falls.  

Hess was wearing his seatbelt and was not transported.

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