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Motorist Leaves Vehicle, Is Struck and Killed, on I-84 Near Broadway

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A motorist was killed in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 84 near Broadway Avenue in Boise early Thursday.

Idaho State Police said a 2016 Toyota Corolla was traveling westbound on I-84 when the driver lost control of the vehicle, hitting the guard rail. When the driver exited the vehicle, he was struck by a 2012 Freightliner commercial vehicle.

The driver of the Toyota, identified as Matthew Martin, 24, of Ontario, Ore., was rushed to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise but died a short time later. The lanes of travel were blocked for nearly five-and-a-half hours while ISP continued its investigation into the accident.


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