One killed after semi collides with car near Acton

Posted at 7:44 AM, Jul 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-05 09:44:54-04

ACTON – An 86-year-old woman has died after her car was hit from behind by a semi truck Wednesday afternoon.

The Montana Highway Patrol reports the accident happened at 12:29 p.m.

The patrol said the woman was driving a Mazda MX 5 and was attempting to turn right into a business. The semi failed to slow down enough and collided with the woman’s car.

Both she and a passenger were transported to the hospital where the driver was pronounced dead. The condition of the passenger was not released.

The driver of the semi driver was a 26-year-old man from Calgary, Alberta.

No drugs, alcohol or speed are believed to be factors in the crash.