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Woman dead, three people injured in crash near Whitefish

Posted at 7:21 PM, Sep 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-21 10:54:29-04

A 20-year-old Columbia Falls woman is dead after a three-vehicle crash on Friday night.

The Montana Highway Patrol reports that the woman driving a 2018 Hyundai Accent failed to yield while turning onto Highway 93 from Farm to Market Road.

Another driver southbound on 93 struck the Hyundai Accent t-bone style before spinning out of control and colliding with a northbound vehicle.

According to MHP, alcohol was a suspected factor in the incident. Aside from the fatality, three people in the other vehicles, all from Columbia Falls, were injured.

The name of the woman who died has not yet been released.

Road conditions on Friday evening were noted as bare and dry.