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Idaho State Police said a 62-year-old Chubbuck man who was driving a tow truck was killed as a result of a single-vehicle crash on the morning of Oct. 18, 2021.

Idaho saw the single largest percentage increase in traffic deaths of any state in the country in 2021.

According to the National Highway Safety Administration, there were 206 traffic related deaths in Idaho in the first nine months of 2021, compared to 151 deaths in 2020. That’s an increase of 36%, in contrast to the 12% increase in traffic fatalities nationwide.

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