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Two injured in early afternoon crash south of Horseshoe Bend

Two injured in early afternoon crash south of Horseshoe Bend

By On Your Side Newsroom. CREATED Aug 13, 2014

Idaho State Police responded to a crash on Highway 55 south of Horseshoe Bend around 11:08 a.m.

Clinton Johnson, 63, of Boise, was driving northbound in a 2007 Nissan Altima. Erin Kueneman, 35, of Star, was southbound in a 1991 Acura Legend.

Johnson was negotiating a right curve in the road, lost control of the vehicle and crossed into the northbound lanes, striking Kueneman's vehicle.

Johnson and his passenger Kathryn Paris, 46, of Boise, were transported via ground ambulance to St. Lukes in Boise. Kueneman was transported via air ambulance to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise.

The roads were at least partially blocked for more than four hours while crews worked to clear the scene. All occupants were wearing seatbelts.

The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.