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  • Man dies in Whitefish bike crash

    July 28, 2014 12:00 AM

    WHITEFISH - A man died after in a Sunday afternoon bicycle crash on Big Mountain Road in Whitefish. Few details are being released at this time, but we have learned that an older man was heading southbound at around 1 p.m. on Big Mountain Road when a vehicle heading... more »
  • No charges will be filed fatal Missoula accident

    November 12, 2013 3:39 PM

    MISSOULA - The Missoula County Attorney's Office says they will not file charges in fatal September accident that killed a Missoula man. Deputy County Attorney Shawn Thomas says Ryan Marsh, 34, had a "negligible amount of intoxicating substances" in his system on Sept. 6 when his motorcycle collided with... more »
  • Not guilty plea entered in Kalispell double-fatal DUI case

    November 7, 2013 11:46 AM

    KALISPELL - The Kalispell man who is accused of driving drunk and killing two people in a head-on crash last month pleaded not guilty in Flathead County Justice Court on Thursday morning. Joseph Powell, 46, is charged with two counts of negligent homicide after he drove the wrong way... more »
  • One confirmed dead in crash near Ravalli

    August 6, 2012 12:38 PM

    RAVALLI- Authorities have confirmed that one man died in an early morning fiery crash on U.S. Highway 93 North near Ravalli. The Montana Highway Patrol was called to the accident scene near the National Bison Range just before 6:30 a.m. on Monday for reports of a two vehicle crash... more »
  • Woman accused of fatal Flathead crash enters plea

    August 3, 2012 9:50 AM

    KALISPELL- A Kalispell woman who is facing a negligent homicide charge for allegedly killing her passenger in an alcohol-related car crash entered a not guilty plea in Flathead Count District Court on Thursday. The Montana Highway Patrol says that Mindy Brist, 33, was reportedly under the influence of alcohol... more »
  • Polson woman, Browning man killed in crash ID'd

    April 30, 2012 1:40 PM

    Authorities have released the names of the two people who were killed in an early morning crash near Dupuyer on Sunday. Pondera County Deputy Coroner Ed Erickson says that Nathan Cobell of Browning, 30 and Rachalle Racine of Polson, 28, died in the wreck that happened just after 5... more »
  • Kalispell woman dies after Bigfork crash

    April 22, 2012 1:33 PM

    BIGFORK- A 51-year-old Kalispell woman who crashed her car near Bigfork around 1 a.m. Saturday did not seek immediate medical attention died later that afternoon in her sleep. The Montana Highway Patrol told Montana's News Station the woman was driving south on Foothill Road at a high rate of... more »
  • Man killed in crash near Huntley

    April 9, 2012 3:54 PM

    BILLINGS - A male driver died after his truck crashed and caught fire near Huntley on Monday afternoon. Officers were dispatched to the intersection of Highway 312 and South Eighth Road at around 12:30 p.m. when a truck traveling eastbound reportedly hit an embankment and become airborne, landed and... more »
  • Missoula adding sidewalk along Hwy 200 tragedy site

    March 29, 2012 12:35 AM

    MISSOULA - More than two years after a drunk driver hit and killed two Hellgate High School freshmen on East Broadway Street, the road to East Missoula is getting curbs and a sidewalk. Montana Rail Link employee Jim Cearley drives by the site on a train for work, but... more »
  • Man hit and killed by car near Harlem Identified

    March 19, 2012 10:17 PM

    HARLEM- Authorities have identified Charles T. Rider as the man who died after being hit by a car on Sunday near Harlem on the Montana Hi-Line. Blaine County Sheriff Glenn Huestis released the information on Monday about the accident that happened just after 10 p.m. Sunday on the Milk... more »
  • Man killed in Billings rollover identified

    March 9, 2012 5:25 PM

    BILLINGS- A Billings man is dead after a rollover accident on Interstate-90 early Friday morning. Montana Highway Patrol Trooper David Munson said Jose Cano, 57, swerved for something in the road, lost control and rolled a couple times. The victim was not wearing his seat belt and was... more »
  • Missoula crash victim was passenger in 2011 fatal DUI collision

    March 5, 2012 7:46 PM

    MISSOULA- The man who was killed in Sunday morning's crash in Missoula's South Hills survived a high-speed, fatal, DUI crash that happened just over a year ago. Jason McDonald was the passenger in last February's collision at the intersection of Brooks Street and Dore Lane that took the life... more »
  • Final report on Stillwater Mine fatality blames management

    February 29, 2012 5:20 PM

    BILLINGS - Federal investigators have determined that a lack of proper training by company management was to blame for a fatal accident that killed one man at the Stillwater Mine last October. The U.S. Department of Labor Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has released the official report (below)... more »
  • Corvallis student killed in crash near Victor

    February 27, 2012 2:10 PM

    VICTOR- A Corvallis High School student died in a Monday morning accident on Eastside Highway near the intersection of Spooner Creek Road. Authorities say the vehicle the 17-year-old girl was driving drifted off Eastside Highway while headed southbound around 8 a.m. and went through fence on the right side... more »
  • Missoula man dies in accident near Lincoln

    February 16, 2012 4:54 PM

    LINCOLN- Authorities say a 28-year-old Missoula man died in an accident near Lincoln early Wednesday morning. Lewis and Clark County Coroner Mickey Nelson says Bridger Holt drove off Highway 200 west of Lincoln, flipping a pick up truck one and half times, before being partially ejected. The vehicle... more »
  • Fatal December Missoula accident under review

    January 11, 2012 11:32 PM

    MISSOULA- The Missoula County Attorney's Office is now reviewing a December fatal accident to determine whether the driver who hit two elderly people will face charges. The crash happened the night of December 15th as two Grizzly Peak residents walked home after having dinner. Betty Ann Schultes, 83,... more »
  • Miles City woman dies in accident near Columbus

    November 23, 2011 1:45 PM

    BILLINGS- A Miles City woman is dead following a one vehicle rollover near Columbus Tuesday night. The Montana Highway Patrol reports the crash happened just before 9:30 pm on Interstate 90 when a car, heading west, drifted into the median for an unknown reason and rolled over. The... more »
  • Helena woman killed in ATV crash

    October 2, 2011 3:20 PM

    A 62 year-old Helena woman died Saturday evening after her ATV rolled on top of her. The Montana Highway Patrol said the woman was headed east on Queen Gulch Road in Elkhorn State Park when she hit several large rocks causing the ATV to overturn, trapping her underneath. ... more »
  • Missoula man sentenced for fatal crash

    September 13, 2011 2:30 PM

    MISSOULA- A Missoula man who was convicted of driving drunk and killing a pedestrian received a 15 year prison sentence on Tuesday. But the judge let Brian Holm stay out of prison until he can appeal his conviction to the Montana Supreme Court, which could take up to 18... more »
  • Siblings remember brother killed in Missoula crash

    September 6, 2011 7:19 PM

    MISSOULA- The siblings of Zach Benishek, 19, killed in last Friday's Brooks Street crash, remember their brother as generous, caring, and full of energy. The family is also questioning if changes need to be made at the intersection where Rachel Millhouse was also killed last February. Zach's friends... more »
  • Woman killed in Missoula Brooks St. crash identified

    September 2, 2011 9:47 PM

    MISSOULA- The Missoula County Sheriff's Office has released the name of one of the people killed in Friday afternoon's crash on Brooks Street. The victim is Rosamond Diggs, 86, of Missoula. The crash happened around 2:30 p.m. at the intersection of Brooks Street and Dore Lane. Missoula Police... more »
  • Highway 89 accident victim identified

    August 28, 2011 7:51 PM

    One man is dead following a vehicle rollover near Fairfield that happened early Saturday morning. The Montana Highway Patrol reports the accident happened on Highway 89 shortly after 5 a.m. The driver, 49 year old John Ortega, of Fairfield, was ejected from the vehicle and transported via Mercy... more »
  • Woman killed in Glacier County ATV crash

    August 24, 2011 1:40 PM

    A woman is dead following an ATV accident in Glacier County late Tuesday. The crash happened on Boulder Drive on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation around 7:15 p.m. Montana Highway Patrol officials say the driver of the ATV was traveling at a high rate of speed on a gravel road.... more »
  • Bozeman man killed in Wheatland County crash

    August 22, 2011 8:18 AM

    A Bozeman man is dead and four others are injured after a Sunday morning crash in Wheatland County. The Montana Highway Patrol says it happened on Berg Road near U.S. Highway 12 at mile marker 116 around 3:30 a.m. A Ford pickup truck with eight people was traveling... more »
  • 1 killed in rollover crash near Dillon

    August 15, 2011 8:39 AM

    DILLON- One person was killed Sunday in a one-vehicle rollover crash in Southwest Montana. The Montana Highway Patrol reports that the wreck happened on Interstate 15 outside of Dillon just before 1 p.m. Another person in the the vehicle was taken to the hospital as well following the... more »
  • 1 killed in I-90 crash near St. Regis

    August 15, 2011 8:10 AM

    ST. REGIS- It was a deadly Sunday on Montana's roadways in parts of Western Montana. The Montana Highway Patrol reports that one person was killed and another was taken to the hospital after a one-vehicle rollover crash that happened on Sunday night in Mineral County. The crash happened... more »
  • Fatal DUI crash trial continues in Missoula

    August 4, 2011 3:17 PM

    MISSOULA- The victim's family members sobbed during a fatal Missoula DUI trial as a Missoula County coroner described the victim's injuries. Prosecutors say Brian Holm drove drunk the night hit and killed Washington tourist, Brian Beaver, as he walked with his friends. Missoula Police officers testified that Holm smelled... more »
  • Hamilton man killed in Bonner crash identified

    August 1, 2011 2:09 PM

    MISSOULA - The Missoula County Sheriff's Office has released the name of the Ravalli County man who was killed on Interstate 90 near Bonner Sunday afternoon. The victim Brian Hockaday, 28, of Hamilton, died in the crash happened which happened at around 12:30 p.m. The Montana Highway Patrol... more »
  • Man killed in Glacier NP motorcycle crash identified

    July 25, 2011 1:14 PM

    WEST GLACIER- Officials have released the name of the man who died in a motorcycle crash while traveling in Glacier National Park over the weekend. Richard Fish, 70, from Cardston, Alberta died in the accident which happened at around 5:30 Saturday evening, about 10 miles east of Lake McDonald... more »
  • Kalispell woman killed in Dillon crash

    July 25, 2011 8:07 AM

    DILLON - A Kalispell woman died after crashing her car on Interstate 15 near Dillon late Sunday night. The Montana Highway Patrol reports the 65-year-old victim was driving her Subaru Forester north on I-15 too fast around 10:30 p.m. when the car drifted to the left. The driver then... more »
  • Whitefish man pinned under car after crash, dies

    July 19, 2011 8:07 AM

    WHITEFISH - A local man died and two others were taken to the hospital after an early Tuesday morning accident. The Montana Highway Patrol reports a 46-year-old male was driving his Jeep west on Beaver Lake Road around midnight Tuesday when he failed to negotiate a curve in the... more »
  • Hamilton man killed in Idaho crash

    July 15, 2011 12:36 AM

    A 58-year old Ravalli County man is dead after driving off U.S. Highway 12 near Kooskia, Idaho and ending up in the Lochsa River early Thursday morning. Idaho State Police report that Jerry L Whinery of Hamilton was headed west on Highway 12 near mile marker 127 when the... more »
  • Three killed in Lake County crash

    July 3, 2011 5:34 PM

    RAVALLI- Three people are dead after a Saturday evening car crash near Ravalli on U.S. Highway 93 North at mile marker 23. The Montana Highway Patrol reports the accident happened just before 9 p.m. Saturday when a 19-year-old Missoula man was driving northbound and his vehicle veered into the... more »
  • 1 killed in head-on crash near Hamilton

    July 2, 2011 9:25 PM

    HAMILTON - One person died following a head-on crash which happened near Hamilton early Saturday morning. The Montana Highway Patrol reports that a 53-year-old man was driving northbound on U.S. Highway 93 at around 7 a.m. when he lost control of his car. The victim's car began drifting off... more »

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