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Officials release name of teen who died in Boise scooter crash

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Posted at 10:01 PM, Oct 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-28 16:49:18-04

BOISE, Idaho — UPDATE (10/28 PM):

The Ada County Coroner is releasing the name of the 16-year-old who died when a vehicle struck him on an e-scooter in Boise.

The office of Dotti Owens identifies the teen as Kyler B. Davis. He was pronounced dead at 8:36 P.M. after a vehicle struck him near the intersection of Main and 15th St. in Boise.

Officials say Davis was a passenger on the e-scooter. Toxicology results are pending. Boise PD is conducting the investigation.

UPDATE (10/28 AM):

Boise Police officers are continuing to investigate the crash between a pickup truck and a scooter that took place at the intersection of 15th and Main Street Sunday night. One person was killed in the crash.

According to a Boise Police news release, preliminary evidence indicates that a pickup truck driver heading northbound on 15th Street struck an electric scooter with two people aboard on the south side of Main Street in the intersection.

Initial information indicates that the scooter was driving eastbound when the collision occurred, the release said.

Both scooter passengers were transported to a local hospital. One of the scooters riders, a 16-year-old male, died from injuries sustained in the crash.

The second passenger, a 16-year-old male, sustained non-life-threatening injuries, the release said.

The pickup truck’s driver remained on scene and is cooperating with the investigation.

The Ada County Coroner’s Office is expected to release the identity of the deceased after family members are notified.

ORIGINAL POST:

Idaho authorities have reported one person died and another was injured in a crash involving a vehicle and an electric scooter.

Boise Police Department says the crash occurred in downtown Boise after 8 p.m. Sunday.

An Ada County emergency dispatcher confirmed the crash was between a car and scooter. Initial reports indicated two people were on the scooter.

Authorities say the injured person was transported to a Boise hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police have not identified the person who died.

Authorities say the circumstances surrounding the crash were not immediately clear.

Authorities say the intersection remained closed Sunday night as police continued to investigate.