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Man killed in 3 vehicle crash on I-15 near Malad Summit

MALAD, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - UPDATE 6:20 p.m. A man was killed in a three-vehicle crash on southbound Interstate 15 at milepost 25, near the Malad Summit around 10:36 a.m. Tuesday. 

Idaho State Police Jeffery S. Carter, 45, of Nampa, was driving southbound I-15 in the left lane in a 2005 Nissan Frontier Pickup with a small U-Haul trailer.

Duane P. Barnes, 65, of Glen Arms, Maryland, was driving in the left lane behind Carter in a 2017 Hyundai passenger car.

Carter and Barnes started to slow down while approaching the summit at milepost 25.

Daniel D. Barker, 36, of Pocatello, was driving a 2018 Ram 2500 pickup and failed to slow down and struck the rear-end of the Hyundai. The Hyundai was then pushed into the rear of the U-Haul trailer. 

Barnes was not wearing a seatbelt and succumbed to his injuries on scene. Next of kin has been notified.

A ground ambulance transported his passenger, Nancy M. Barnes, 67, of Glen Arms, Maryland to Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello.

She was wearing a seatbelt.  

The southbound lanes of Interstate 15 was blocked for approximately four and half hours.  

This crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police. 


Idaho State Police is investigating a multi-vehicle injury crash on southbound Interstate 15 at milepost 25, near the Malad Summit, in Bannock County.  

The southbound lanes are blocked

Officials say to expect delays.

Local News 8 and KIDK Eyewitness News 3 will update the story as more information becomes available.  

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