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Two semis crash on I-90 near Wallace, one dead

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WALLACE, Idaho -

Idaho State Police report an 80-year-old Minnesota man was killed Monday morning after he was involved in a crash on Interstate 90 near Wallace, Idaho.

The crash happened just before 9:30 a.m. ISP says says a semi truck, driven by 53-year-old Arthur T. Houston, was headed westbound on the highway when he lost control of his semi, hitting the guardrail on the north and south shoulders. His vehicle came to rest partially in the westbound lanes of traffic. 

Philip B. Bendtsen, an 80-year-old man from Sartell, Minnesota, was headed westbound behind Houston when he lost control. Bendtsen wasn't able to stop his semi truck in time and ran into the back of Houston's trailer. Bendtsen was killed at the scene of the crash. Houston was also injured and taken to an area hospital.

The investigation into the crash is still ongoing

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