Accident

Missoula Man Killed by Fast-Moving Train
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The Missoula County Sheriff's Department says a Missoula man died Sunday after being hit by a train traveling about 50 mph.
Detective Jason Johnson tells the Missoulian the man in his 20s or 30s was attending the Love Your Mother Earth festival at Rock Creek Lodge...
Condition of 5-Year-Old Hit by Motorhome Improving
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The family of a 5-year-old Helena-area boy who was injured when his father accidentally hit him while moving a motorhome says the boy's condition is improving as he receives treatment at a Seattle hospital.
Reene Mills says her son's right hip was fractured, his l…
Billings Pedestrian Struck and Killed By Pickup
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Police in Billings say a man in his early 70s has died of injuries suffered when he was struck by a pickup while walking on a downtown sidewalk.
Sgt. Jason Gartner says an 18-year-old Billings man lost control of his pickup shortly before 7 a...
Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash North of Helena
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Montana Highway Patrol says a man was killed in a motorcycle crash near Lake Helena, north of Helena.
Trooper Tim Proctor says Department of Transportation workers found the crash on Lincoln Road East shortly before 9 a...
Billings Man Denies Charge in Fatal Crash
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A 22-year-old Billings man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he struck and killed a motorcyclist near Laurel earlier this month.
The Billings Gazette reports Tanner Jean Reichert pleaded not guilty Monday to vehicular homicide while under the influence in the June 9 …
Semitrailer Leaks Fuel After Duct Tape Patch Fails
LIVINGSTON, Mont. (AP) — Maybe duct tape doesn't fix everything.
Officials in southern Montana say a Canadian truck driver found that out the hard way when he tried to stop a fuel tank leak with the all-purpose tape before going to sleep at a truck stop near Livingston...
Air Tanker Crashed into Mountain
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal preliminary report has found that an air tanker that crashed while fighting a wildfire in southern Utah, killing both pilots, hit mountainous terrain about 700 feet off the flight path of its lead plane.
The National Transportation Safety Board report says the Lockheed…
Victim of Stevensville Crash Identified
HAMILTON, Mont. (AP) — Officials in Ravalli County have identified the 14-year-old boy who died in a one-vehicle rollover near Stevensville.
Sheriff/Coroner Chris Hoffman says John Hall Jr. of Stevensville died in the crash at about 9:40 a...
Woman Dies in Pickup Crash Near Whitehall
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Montana Highway Patrol says a 60-year-old Whitehall woman was killed when she lost control of her pickup on a curve in U.S. Highway 2 near Whitehall.
The patrol says the woman was eastbound at about 7:30 p.m. Sunday when the pickup drifted off the road on a left hand cu…

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