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Hardin woman killed in Big Horn Co. crash identified

Posted at 5:10 PM, Jul 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-01 19:10:33-04

The woman killed in a crash west of Crow Agency has been identified has Whitney Little Light, 24, of Hardin. 

Little Light died Saturday morning when the gray 2006 Ford Focus she was driving crashed on Crow-St. Xavier Road. 

According to the Montana Highway Patrol, she was driving eastbound when the vehicle drifted off the right side of the road for unknown reasons. She over-corrected, came back on the road and collided with a cement barrier, causing the vehicle to roll multiple times.

Little Light was not wearing a seatbelt, was partially ejected and pronounced dead on scene, the patrol said. 

A 21-year-old female passenger, who was wearing a seat belt, was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Alcohol, drugs and speed are all suspected factors.