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Driver hits utility pole, dies in crash near Amity and Holcomb roads in Boise

A 49-year-old Boise man is dead after the car he was driving crashed into a utility pole on Amity Road near Holcomb Road, according to a Boise Police Department press release.

Boise police were dispatched to the area at about 2 a.m., and Terry A. Simmons Jr. was found dead at the scene when officers and paramedics arrived. The Ada County Coroner’s office said in a press release that he died of blunt force trauma.

Boise officers closed Amity Road between South Trails End Lane and Holcomb Road until about 8 a.m. to conduct their investigation. A crash reconstruction team and detectives from the Boise Police Department responded, along with the Ada County coroner, according to the release.

A toxicology report is pending, and the coroner’s office said those results may take several weeks to get back. The investigation by BPD is ongoing.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash or has information is encouraged to call dispatch at 208-377-6790, call Crime Stoppers at 208-343-2677, go to www.343COPS.com or leave a tip using the “P3 Tips” app for your mobile device.

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