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No injuries after vehicle accident in river

SWAN VALLEY, Idaho (KIFI) - UPDATE: Swan Valley Fire Department chief Travis Crystal reports at 6 a.m. Tuesday, a vehicle went off US 26 at milepost 375, near Swan Valley and into Rainey Creek where it dumps into the Snake River.

According to Idaho State Police, a 23-year-old Idaho Falls man was driving eastbound in a Chevrolet 5500 box truck when he fell asleep and went off the right shoulder and over-turned into the river. There was no fuel leakage from the vehicle.

Officials say no injuries were reported, and a single occupant was able to get out.

The fire department has barriers in the water to catch debris and any fluid from escaping. All lanes of travel are open.

Crystal said no hazardous materials were on board.

The crash is still under investigation at this time.

ORIGINAL: The Swan Valley Fire District reports crews are on scene of a vehicle accident in the river at milepost 375 near Swan Valley.

According to the fire department, Idaho State Police and the Bonneville County Sheriff's Office are also on the scene.

Officials ask you slow down, move over for responders and plan accordingly.

All lanes of traffic are open.

This is a breaking story and will be updated as more information is released.

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