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BYU-Idaho student hits moose, dies

THORNTON, Idaho (AP) — A Brigham Young University-Idaho student has died after his car collided with a moose in southeastern Idaho near Thornton.

Derek Johns, 24, died late Friday after his Ford Escort hit the moose on U.S. Highway 20.

The Madison County Sheriff's Office says emergency crews responded but Johns was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say fog at the time of the collision made driving conditions less than ideal.

Police say the moose also died and was removed by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game.