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One person dead in single car accident in Big Horn County

Posted at 8:01 PM, Jan 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-17 14:50:33-04

BIG HORN COUNTY – A  single-car accident Friday night in Big Horn county left one person dead and two injured.

According to the Montana Highway Patrol, at around 10:30 p.m. Friday a car fleeing from the Bureau of Indian Affairs was going westbound on Highway 212, lost control and crashed.

A 17-year-old boy and a 21-year-old woman in the vehicle were not wearing a seatbelt and were ejected from the car.

A 15-year-old girl was also in the vehicle.

The boy died at the scene of the accident and the two females were transported to a hospital in Billings.

Alcohol and speed are considered factors.