Nampa Man Dies Following Crash Near Hazelton
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KLIX)-A Nampa man has died from his injuries from a crash earlier this month when the vehicle he was in was hit by a semi-truck.
According to Idaho State Police, 43-year-old Jim George died on September 22, following the September 16 crash on Interstate 84 in east Jerome County. George had been a passenger in a Chevrolet C3500 that was slowing down as it entered a construction zone and was hit from behind by a Freightliner semi-truck.
George had been flown by air ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center, while two others, including a driver of a second vehicle also hit by the semi, were taken to area hospitals.
ISP said in a statement that George had not been wearing a seat belt.