MOUNTAIN HOME, Idaho (KLIX)-A 57-year-old passenger was killed in an eight-vehicle pileup on the interstate Wednesday afternoon in Mountain Home. According to Idaho State Police, the man from Bena, Minnesota was killed in the crash involving three semi-trucks, two pickup trucks pulling trailers, a utility truck, and two cars at around 3:44 p.m. The man who died was in one of the pickup trucks whose driver was hospitalized. Three other drivers were taken to area hospitals. The crash forced the closure of westbound I-84 and detoured traffic onto side roads. The roadway remained blocked for several hours. ISP said the crash is still under investigation but noted reports indicate snow had covered the roadway at the time of the crash.

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