At around 6:00 p.m. on Monday evening, Boise Police officers responded to a vehicle versus pedestrian crash on Myrtle Street in between 2nd Street and Avenue A. Evidence gathered on scene indicated that the pedestrian, a 72-year-old Boise woman, was crossing Myrtle outside of any crosswalk at the time of the collision. The pedestrian was transported to an area hospital, but sadly she later passed away from her injuries. The driver of the vehicle, a 30-year-old woman, remained on scene and is cooperating with the investigation. Detectives with the BPD Violent Crimes Unit have taken over the investigation. The Ada County Coroner’s Office will identify the deceased woman pending notification of family.
The investigation remains ongoing.