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2 killed, 1 hurt in Flathead Valley crash

Posted at 10:21 AM, Jul 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-08 12:21:51-04

KALISPELL – Two people died and one was severely injured in a July 4 crash in the Flathead Valley.

The Montana Highway Patrol reports the accident happened at approximately 11:53 p.m. Thursday on Montana Highway 35 near mile marker 48.

Authorities say a Chevy Silverado traveling north driven by a 23-year-old man from Lanes Borow, Minnesota crossed over into the southbound lane and hit a Ford Ranger head-on.

The two people in that vehicle were from Montana and were pronounced dead at the scene.  The Minnesota man was transported to Kalispell Regional Medical Center with serious injuries.

The Montana Highway Patrol is continuing to investigate the accident and the names of the victims have not yet been released.

Story by Maren Siu – MTN News