Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Saturday, September 30, 2006

Fatal Motorcycle Accident

Fatal Motorcycle Accident

Boise, Sept. 30, 2006 - Boise Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle accident that occurred early this morning on the 200 blk. of N. 19th.

Victim information will be released by the Ada County Coroner.

Officers were called at approx. 2:15 this morning when a homeowner reported seeing a cloud of dust and a motorcycle lying on his property. Officers arriving on scene found a man lying beneath the motorcycle, wedged between the bike and a lawnmower. The man was wearing a helmet. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers are still investigating the cause of the accident. At this time, there does not appear to be evidence that any other vehicle was involved. It appears the man lost control of the motorcycle just prior to coming upon a stop sign at 19th & Idaho.