Idaho's snowboarder dies after hitting a SUV on a Roman Basin District

A 32 year old snowboarder who tried to jump on the Roman Basin River Basin Road was on Saturday evening colliding with a SUV traveling up the mountain – and later died in a local hospital, according to State Idaho Police.

Police identified the snowboarder as Shea Helmick of Meridian.

The accident happened at 3:15 p.m. near milepost 15 on a Rooster Basin Road in County Town.

Snowboarding was floating outside the ski area boundary when attempting to jump the road, according to ISP. There was no information about the circumstances that caused the jump to try on Saturday night.

The snowboarder hit Hummer H2 in 2006. He did not wear a helmet, police said.

Hemlick's transportation by land ambulance to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise. The Hummer young driver and passenger, as well as young people, had seat belts; they were not taken to hospital.

The Bonus River Basin Road was blocked for about three hours and the first respondent helped and investigated the accident.


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