Thursday, August 26, 2021

Fatality Crash in Boise

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian, ID 83642 (208) 846-7550
Fax (208) 846-7520

For Immediate Release: 8/26/21 8:20 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On Thursday, August 26, 2021, at approximately 4:08 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a pedestrian versus vehicle fatality crash, on Interstate 184 at milepost 2, in Boise.

Amanda Quinn, 39, of Lynden, Washington, was traveling in the right lane eastbound on Interstate 184 in a 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt. Hansel Ashby, 58, of Boise, was traveling behind Quinn in a 2003 Volvo XC90. Seth Olaveson, 27, of Rigby, walked into the right lane from the shoulder, laid down, and was struck by Quinn's vehicle. Ashby attempted to avoid Olaveson and collided with Quinn in the right lane.

Olaveson succumbed to his injuries at the scene. Next of kin has been notified. Both Quinn and Ashby were wearing their seatbelts. The two right lanes were blocked for approximately two hours and ten minutes. This crash remains under investigation by Idaho State Police.

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