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Entries in Montana highway crashes (3)


Speed, alcohol lead to Mission Valley traffic death

(PABLO)- Montana Highway Patrol troopers are now saying speed and alcohol were factors in the accident which killed a Washington State man in the Mission Valley over the weekend. 

The victim's name hasn't been released, but he's been identified as a 47-year old man from Kent, Washington who was riding in a car that crashed on a secondary road outside Pablo Saturday night. Troopers say the driver lost control and the car rolled over, with the victim partially thrown from the wreckage. 

KPAX TV reports the 70-year old driver was also hurt. 


Three people die in Eastern MT freeway crash 

KTVQ photo(LAUREL)- Three people have died from a rollover crash on I-90 in Yellowstone County in one of the first multiple fatality crashes on Montana highways in several weeks.

KTVQ reports the three victims were in an Oldsmobile Bravada that overturned Tuesday morning, throwing all them out of the vehicle and landing in the lanes of traffic. 

A man and woman from Lodge Grass were dead at the scene. A 42-year old man from Pryor was taken to the hospital but died later in the evening. 


One person killed in crash outside Browning

(BROWNING)- Montana Highway Patrol troopers say driving conditions were "horrible" Tuesday afternoon when a car crashed and rolled outside Browning, killing one person.

KRTV reports the crashed happened shortly after 3 p.m. on Heart Butte Road a few miles south of Highway 2. Troopers say the driver of the vehicle lost control on the wet roads, sending the car into a barrow pit where it rolled over. Both people inside weren't wearing their seat belts and were thrown from the wreck. 

MHP says one died in the crash, the other was taken to the clinic in Browning.