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Hayden man dead in accident on Government Way

Thu., May 8, 2014, 3:25 p.m.

A driver who died in a one-car accident in the 10300 block of Government Way in Hayden Thursday morning suffered a medical problem while behind the wheel, according to the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office.

The accident was reported at 11:15 a.m. The driver of the white 2008 Chevrolet van has been identified as 55-year-old Michael R. Poorboy of Hayden. The van left the road near Miles Avenue, crashed through a wooden fence and struck a tree, the Sheriff’s Office said.

Paramedics from Northern Lakes Fire attempted to revive Poorboy but were unsuccessful.

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