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UPDATED: Police locate suspect in fatal Caldwell hit-and-run crash

ISP said the vehicle appeared to be a dark blue or black mid-2000s Ford Explorer or Expedition.
Published: Mar. 9, 2021 at 10:18 AM MST
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MERIDIAN, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — Police located a suspected car and driver who allegeldy struck and killed Caldwell man Monday night.

Idaho State Police said Wednesday morning, investigators located the person of interest in a fatal hit-and-run.

ISP said in a statement a vehicle struck Derek Maxwell, 23, at about 10:30 p.m. on Montana Avenue between Helena Drive and Larch Street.

Maxwell was on foot and after striking him, the vehicle left the area.

Idaho State Police expressed appreciation for the public’s assistance in the case and said the investigation is ongoing.

ISP initially said the vehicle appeared to be a dark blue or black mid-2000s Ford Explorer or Expedition.

Anyone with information is asked to call ISP dispatch at 208-846-7500.

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