Woman, boy killed in Highway 55 crash near Smiths Ferry

SMITHS FERRY, Idaho (KBOI) -- A woman and a boy have been killed in a crash on Highway 55 near Smiths Ferry.

The Valley County Sheriff's Office says the two-vehicle crash occurred at about 11:30 a.m. In addition to the two fatalities, deputies say four other people were taken to the hospital -- two of them with "very serious injuries."

Authorities say the woman and boy were passengers in the same vehicle. Their identities, ages, and town have not been released. The highway was closed for about two hours. No word yet on the cause of the crash.

Stay tuned.