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Update: Vehicle crashes into Payette River, 25-year-old died at scene

Idaho State Police says the injury crash was reported at about 10:23 a.m. (File KBOI photo)

A vehicle has crashed into the Payette River south of Banks and a 25-year-old has died at the scene police say.

According to police, Alex Bunch of Boise was driving a 2006 Kia Spectra northbound on State Highway 55 at milepost 75.5. Bunch drove through the southbound lanes before going off the west side of the road, down an embankment, and into the river.

Police say Bunch was wearing a seatbelt, and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Idaho State Police says the injury crash was reported at about 10:23 a.m.

This crash investigation is continuing.

Southbound lanes are blocked, but traffic is moving through the area.

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