Boise Police Department
News Release

William L. Bones
Chief of Police

Contact: BPD Media Relations Office


Friday, March 17, 2017

Fatal crash in Boise under investigation

At 3:12 this morning Boise Police were called to a one vehicle crash at Fairview Avenue and Bluff Street. The vehicle was carrying five people when for unknown reasons it left the road, rolled, and struck a power pole.  One person died at the scene.  Four other people were treated at a local hospital, one of them has been released.

The Ada County Coroner has identified the man who died as 25-year-old Jacob Ryan Cecil.  According to the Coroner’s report, Cecil died of blunt force trauma and did not appear to be wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

Boise Police are working on crash reconstruction and believe alcohol was a factor. The investigation is ongoing and no charges have been filed at this time.