Canyon County

Nampa man involved in Canyon County fatal crash charged with DUI

A driver who crashed his 2000 Jeep Wrangler into another vehicle near the intersection of Greenhurst Road and Locust Lane Thursday was charged with misdemeanor DUI, according to court records.

Jeffrey James Hiscox, 19, of Boise, was driving east in a 2006 Pontiac G6 when Orion Blumenfeld, 47, of Nampa, struck the Pontiac around 9 p.m. The Pontiac was pushed into a 2010 Hyundai Sonata, driven by Cecil Lewellyn, 84, of Nampa.

Hiscox, who was a passenger in the Pontiac, was taken to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, where he was pronounced dead at 10 p.m. Another passenger from the Pontiac was also taken to a hospital; their status is not currently known.

Blumenfeld is expected to be arraigned in Canyon County Court at 9 a.m. Sept. 1, according to court records.

Erin Fenner: 208-377-6207, @erinfenner

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