Hunter dies in Western Montana

Posted at 10:23 AM, Nov 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-14 19:44:12-05

DEER LODGE – Powell County Sheriff Scott Howard has confirmed that a man died Wednesday morning while hunting with a friend on a game range near Ovando.

The pair was hunting between Ovando and Clearwater Junction off of Montana Highway 200 just after 9 a.m. when the victim suddenly collapsed.

Sheriff Howard said the victim’s friend tried to revive him, but he never regained consciousness. The Powell County coroner was sent to the scene.

No further information has been released about the victim as the incident remains under investigation.

-John Emeigh reporting for MTN News