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One person killed in Big Horn County crash

Posted at 11:04 AM, Jan 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-06 13:04:36-05

BILLINGS – A  single-car accident Friday night in Big Horn county left one person dead and two injured.

The Montana Highway Patrol reports that at around 10:30 pm Friday, a car fleeing from the Bureau of Indian Affairs was going westbound on Highway 212, lost control and crashed.

A 17 -year-old male and a 21-year-old female, who were in the vehicle were not wearing a seatbelt and were ejected from the car. A 15-year-old girl was also in the vehicle.

The male died at the scene of the accident and the two females were transported to a hospital in Billings.

Alcohol and speed are considered factors.

 -Zoe Zandora reporting for MTN News