Hamer, ID (September 19, 2023) – A tragic incident occurred on Monday, September 18, 2023, at 8:23 p.m. on Old Butte Highway just north of Hamer.
A 1998 Peterbilt semi, driven by a 59-year-old man, was heading north.
Unexpectedly, he collided with a 56-year-old man riding a horse in the same direction.
The impact from the rear threw the rider off, leading to his fatal injuries.
The horse sadly also did not survive the collision.
Idaho State Police are diligently working on the case.
The investigation is still ongoing.