Driver Killed in Pre-Dawn Accident Near Boise Airport

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Boise police are investigating an early morning fatality, following a bad vehicle crash near the Boise Airport.

The incident began at approximately 2:30 a.m. on Vista Avenue near West Targee Street, when an officer spotted an SUV driving recklessly. When the officer attempted to stop the vehicle, the driver of the SUV accelerated and took off southbound on Vista. A short time later, the vehicle was spotted after it crashed into a building on the 2000 block of West Airport Way.

The driver, an unidentified male, was the only occupant of the SUV. He was rushed to a local hospital and pronounced dead a short time later. Boise police have requested the assistance of a multi-agency crash reconstruction team to investigate the incident.