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UPDATE: Victim ID’d in fatal Mission Valley crash that injured 3 others

Posted: 11:12 AM, Oct 28, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-29 17:29:40-04

MISSOULA – The Lake County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man who died in Saturday’s fatal crash on US Highway 93 south of Pablo.

Sheriff Don Bell announced Monday that 68-year-old Billy J. Cody of Rexford, Mont. was killed in the collision. His passenger, a 36-year-old man — also from Rexford — was also hurt in the crash along with two 21-year-old men from Lodge Grass in the other vehicle.

MHP is continuing to investigate the accident, but authorities say that alcohol is believed to have played a part in the crash.


One person died and three others were hurt after a two-vehicle crash on US Highway 93 south of Pablo on Saturday.

The Montana Highway Patrol reports the crash happened at around 10 a.m. on Saturday when the driver of a pickup truck failed to yield at an intersection resulting in a T-bone crash with another pickup truck.

Two 21-year-old men from Lodge Grass in one of the vehicles were both injured in the crash while a 68-year-old man from Rexford who was driving the other pickup truck was killed in the crash. His passenger, a 36-year-old man — also from Rexford — was also hurt in the accident.

MHP is continuing to investigate the accident, but authorities say that alcohol is believed to have played a part in the crash.