Pregnant woman, unborn child killed in motorcycle crash

Pregnant woman, unborn child killed in motorcycle crash

BOISE, Idaho (KBOI) -- A 20-year-old pregnant woman, days away from giving birth, has died in a motorcycle crash in downtown Boise.

The Ada County Coroner's Office says Brittany Van Horn of Boise died in the crash on Idaho and 3rd Street Thursday afternoon. The coroner says she was 40 weeks pregnant.

Doctors tried to save the Van Horn after she was transported to Saint Alphonsus, but she died a few hours later, the coroner says.

The baby died before reaching the hospital.

Van Horn was a passenger on the motorcycle. The condition of the person driving the motorcycle is not yet known.

It's unclear whether any citations were issued. Boise Police is investigating the cause of the crash.