Boise Police are investigating an early morning, fatal hit-and-run on State Street. This is the second in a week on the busy thoroughfare.
Police said the male victim was crossing State Street east of Collister Drive at approximately 1:15 a.m. when he was hit by a pickup truck. The victim died of his injuries a short time later at a local hospital.
Witnesses said the vehicle, a small gold pickup, left the scene immediately. Police said the vehicle may be a mid- to late-1990s Ford Ranger or similar model pickup. The truck probably sustained front end damage.
The name of the victim has not been released.
Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 343-COPS.
On September 26, a bicyclist was struck and killed in the early morning hours as he was traveling on State Street. The vehicle took off from the scene of the accident, but the driver turned himself in to police 24 hours later. He has been charged with leaving the scene of an injury accident.