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Missoula woman killed in head-on crash near Nevada Lake

Posted at 3:05 PM, Jun 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-19 15:00:52-04

HELENA – An 18-year-old Missoula woman died in head-on crash on Highway 141 Monday near Nevada Lake on Monday.

A Montana Highway Patrol trooper was dispatched to mile marker 18 on the east side of the lake just before 5 p.m.

According to the MHP, the woman was driving northbound on MT-141 when she drove off the shoulder, overcorrected and went into the southbound lane.

Her truck collided head-on with a semi-truck and she was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators say the woman and driver of the semi were both wearing seatbelts. The driver of the semi was not injured.

The identity of the woman has not been released.

Eric Jochim reporting for MTN News