36-year-old Oregon man dies in I-84 crash Monday afternoon

A 36-year-old man has died as a result of a crash on I-84 near Caldwell.

Police identified the man as Michael Kreider from Vale, Ore.

Police say Kreider swerved to avoid traffic ahead that was slowed from a previous crash and lost control. He crossed into the left lane of travel and collided with a semi-truck and trailer.

According to police, Kreider succumbed to his injuries on scene.

Interstate-84 westbound was blocked after the crash which occurred at 12:44 p.m.

According to the Idaho Transportation Department, the crash occurred about three miles west of Caldwell.

The driver of the semi was wearing a seatbelt and was not taken to the hospital.