Man Dies in Snake River Crash

A man is dead after driving off the road into the Snake River Canyon.

Around 1:00 this afternoon (Friday) on Highways 26 and 89, a couple's car drove off the road.

One survivor told Highway Patrol Trooper Mike Merritt, she believes her husband fell asleep before swerving, hitting a guardrail and going down the

Merritt also says two fishermen heard screaming and the woman standing waist deep in the river.

The victims were not identified, and alcohol is not believed to be a factor.