Snowboarder killed in accident near Bogus Basin

 

A snowboarder died Saturday evening after he was hit by an SUV while trying to jump over Bogus Basin Road.

Shea Helmick of Meridian, was snowboarding outside the boundary of Bogus Basin Ski Resort when he attempted to jump over Bogus Basin Road.

A juvenile was driving northbound on Bogus Basin Road and struck Helmick.

The man was transported via ground ambulance to a local hospital in Boise, where he later died.

The driver and his passenger were both wearing seatbelts and were not injured.

CBS 2 news reports, Bogus Basin Road was blocked for approximately three hours on Saturday.

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