An elderly Boise woman walking across Cole Road on the Boise Bench on Friday night was struck by a car and died a local hospital hours later, according to police.
The 83-year-old woman, Glenys Jenson, was identified by the Ada County Coroner on Monday.
Police shut down Cole Road in both directions for several hours while they investigated the collision in front of the Jacksons Food Store near Hummel Street.
The woman was walking toward the Jacksons store when she was struck by a vehicle traveling in the southbound lane, an officer at the scene told the Statesman. The crash happened around 10 p.m and she died at 1:24 a.m. Saturday, according to a coroner’s report.
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Police said the adult female driver was cooperating with the investigation. They do not believe alcohol was a factor in the accident. No charges have been filed.
Katy Moeller: 208-377-6413
Reporter Ruth Brown contributed to this report.