Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tuesday, May 09, 2006

Fatal Crash

Fatal Crash

Boise, May 06, 2006, 4:58 p.m. – Boise Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident that occurred this afternoon. The location of the fatal traffic accident was on Five Mile Rd. near Ardyce Ct. Officers responded to the call at approximately 4:58p.m. One 35 year old man, the driver of the motorcycle, was found dead at the scene. Officers say it appears the driver was headed southbound on Five Mile when he lost control of his motorcycle in congested and slowing traffic on Five Mile. He was thrown from his motorcycle, and even though he was wearing a helmet, he did not survive the accident. The identity of the victim will be released by the Ada County Coroner after the notification of family.