Posted: Oct 7, 2012 11:05 PM by Q2 News
Updated: Oct 8, 2012 9:27 AM
BILLINGS- A car crash in Big Horn County Sunday afternoon claimed the life of a woman from Lodge Grass.
According to the Montana Highway Patrol, the crash happened at 3:30 p.m., when a 1992 Dodge Colt failed to negotiate a
left turn on Montana Secondary Highway 313.
The car, carrying a driver and three passengers, skidded off the roadway and in to an embankment around mile marker 26.
Montana Highway Patrol says the driver of that Dodge, a 22-year-old woman from Lodge Grass, was dead when they arrived on the scene.
The other three passengers were injured in the crash.
Montana Highway Patrol says a 19-year-old and 26-year-old woman were both transported to Indian Health Services, while a 26-year-old Billings woman was flown to St. Vincent Healthcare in Billings.
According to Montana Highway Patrol, alcohol and speed were both factors in the crash.