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Motorcycle rider dies after Boise crash

Police say the rider and the driver of another vehicle were both speeding when the rider lost control and crashed.

BOISE, Idaho — Update: Police say the motorcyclist has died from injuries he sustained in Wednesday's crash. The coroner will release the man's identity once next of kin has been notified

Original story:

A motorcycle rider was taken to a Boise hospital with life-threatening injuries Wednesday evening after he lost control of the bike and crashed, police said.

The crash happened just before 6 p.m. at the intersection of Emerald and Hartman streets.

According to Boise Police, the motorcyclist and the driver of another vehicle were traveling west on Emerald at a high rate of speed when the adult male rider lost control and crashed.

The injured man was taken to nearby Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center with what police described as life-threatening injuries.

The other driver and multiple witnesses immediately stopped and are cooperating with the investigation.

Emerald Street was closed for a time but has since reopened.

Boise Police detectives and a crash reconstruction team are investigating the crash.

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