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JULY 8, 2010

Lewiston man killed on Highway 95

   A Lewiston man was killed late Tuesday morning when his vehicle collided with a loaded logging tractor-trailer near milepost 308 on U.S. Highway 95, according to an Idaho State Police report.

   Darrell W. Baker, 87, of Lewiston pulled out of the north exit of the Clearwater River Casino at approximately 11:53 a.m. and turned southbound, heading away from Lewiston.

   His 2005 Suzuki Vitaro was struck by a northbound 1998 Western semi tractor truck with trailer driven by Phillip C. Norberg, 19, of Orofino.

   Baker was killed in the crash, and taken to Malcolm’s Brower-Wann Funeral Home in Lewiston. He was not wearing a seatbelt, according to the Idaho State Police.

   Norberg did not sustain injury. He was wearing his seatbelt.

   Sgt. Doty and Trooper Snell of the Idaho State Police are the investigating officers.