Man killed in west Boise industrial accident

Posted at 4:33 PM, May 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-23 18:33:35-04

One man is dead following an industrial accident that happened shortly before 3 p.m. Wednesday in the 11000 block of Chinden Blvd, at the Hewlett-Packard complex.

According to an Ada County dispatch supervisor, a metal box fell on a man near Building 7. No further details of the accident were immediately available.

Boise Police, Boise Fire, and Ada County paramedic crews were called to the scene.

“At this time, it appears to be accidental,” said a Boise Police tweet.

The victim’s name won’t be released until family is notified.