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Teen dies in crash after striking horse near Busby

17-year-old man dies in crash after striking a horse on Highway 212 near Busby
Posted at 4:45 PM, Nov 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-23 07:58:26-05

A 17-year-old male died in a single-vehicle crash on Highway 212 west of Busby on Saturday after his vehicle hit a horse on the road, according to Montana Highway Patrol.

The teen was eastbound on Highway 212 near mile marker 23 when he struck the horse at around 9 p.m.

The teen was not wearing a seat belt and was pronounced dead on scene, according to MHP.

Road conditions were dry and clear at the time of the crash. Speed is considered a factor, according to MHP.