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Idaho man killed when SUV rolls down embankment

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GRANGEVILLE, Idaho -

A Grangeville, Idaho, man is dead after police say he lost control of his SUV and rolled down a 55-foot embankment. Three young men were also in the SUV at the time of the crash. They were taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.

The crash happened just before 9 p.m. Friday night. Idaho State Police report 34-year-old Wesley E. Shira was headed northbound on Graves Creek Road about 13 miles from the intersection of Twin House Road in a Ford Expedition when he lost control of his vehicle. Shira went off the road on the west side and rolled down an embankment about 55 feet. Shira was pronounced dead on the scene. He was not wearing a seat belt.

Shira's three passengers, whose names have not been released because they are juveniles, were taken to nearby hospital with minor injuries. All of them were wearing seat belts. 

The cause of the crash remains under investigation by Idaho State Police.

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