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Motorcyclist killed in crash near the Wye

Saturday morning fatal crash on Highway 10
Posted at 1:13 PM, Mar 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-29 12:33:33-04

One person died Saturday morning near the Wye west of Missoula.

Authorities say that at 7:45 a.m. the driver of a pickup truck was traveling west on Highway 10 West, near West Broadway, preparing to the pick-up turn left toward Love's as a motorcycle was traveling in the opposite direction.

Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Ward says the pickup turned in front of the motorcycle, and the motorcyclist struck the right rear corner of the truck in the eastbound lane.

No alcohol or speed suspected. The investigation is ongoing.