Crime

Coroner identifies 72-year-old woman killed after being struck by vehicle on Myrtle

The Ada County Coroner’s Office has identified a 72-year-old Boise woman who was struck and killed by a vehicle while crossing the street on Monday night.

Alice H. Kinberg died of blunt force trauma, according to the coroner’s report. She was pronounced dead at 9:55 p.m. at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise.

According to an earlier news release from the Boise Police Department, Kinberg was crossing Myrtle Street when she was struck by a vehicle. The crash happened at around 6 p.m. between 2nd Street and Avenue A, near Julia Davis Park. Evidence showed that Kinberg was crossing Myrtle “outside of any crosswalk at the time of the collision,” according to a police news release.

The driver of the vehicle, a 30-year-old woman, remained on scene and is cooperating with the investigation, according to BPD. Police did not name the motorist.

No charges have been filed, police said.

Boise Police Department is continuing to investigate the crash. The coroner’s office is processing toxicology reports to determine the manner of Kinberg’s death. The reports may take weeks to return.

Reporter Ruth Brown covers the criminal justice and correctional systems in Idaho. She focuses on breaking news, public safety and social justice. Prior to coming to the Idaho Statesman, she was a reporter at the Idaho Press-Tribune, the Bakersfield Californian and the Idaho Falls Post Register.
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