Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wednesday, September 06, 2006

Fatal Motorcycle Wreck

Fatal Motorcycle Wreck

Boise, Sept. 6, 2006 - Boise Police are investigating the cause of a motorcycle accident that left on man dead this morning.

The accident happened on the outbound connector at about 12:43 a.m. Witnesses tell officers they saw a motorcycle turn onto the connector from 13th at a high rate of speed. Officers believe the driver then hit the outside (right) wall of the connector. His body was found in a grassy area on the other side of the wall, some distance from the point of impact. The motorcycle driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim's name will be released by the Ada County Coroner.

    The cause of the accident remains under investigation.