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Shelley man dies in accident near Carey

A Shelley man is dead after a crash on U.S. Highway 20-26-93 near Carey, Idaho.

It happened shortly after 12:38 a.m Tuesday.

51-year-old James L. Brannen was driving a 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe westbound.

Brannen crossed the center line and struck an empty cattle truck head-on.

The cattle truck came to rest on the right shoulder.

The Tahoe spun around in the lane of travel coming to a stop blocking the westbound lanes.

The cattle truck driver was wearing a seatbelt and was not seriously injured.

Brannen died from his injuries.

The westbound lanes were blocked for approximately 4 hours.

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