Body recovered from car in Boise foothills ravine

November 23, 2013 

Emergency crews on Saturday afternoon removed the body of a woman believed to have died when her car left the road and traveled down a ravine in the Boise foothills.

Deputies from the Ada County Sheriff's Office have tentatively identified the woman, but are waiting to notify next of kin before publicly disclosing her identity.

Investigators are trying to determine why the woman's car left a dirt road off Table Rock Road, near East Wild Horse Lane, and landed 100 feet down the steep hillside. The car's airbags were deployed, police said.

Police were notified of the discovery of the car at about 10 a.m. Saturday. It's unclear how long it had been there.

Deputies and crews from the Boise Fire Department spent several hours surveying the scene and getting to the car to remove the body.

An autopsy will be performed by the Ada County Coroner's Office to determine the cause of death, police said.

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