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Officials release name of Billings woman killed in hit-and-run

Posted at 12:53 PM, Jan 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-04 15:37:48-05

BILLINGS - Authorities on Monday released the name of a Billings woman killed in a hit-and-run.

Yellowstone County Coroner Cliff Mahoney said 66-year-old Shelley Bales was the pedestrian killed Friday night when she was struck by a vehicle on Rimrock Road.

Police said the driver of the vehicle fled the scene. The vehicle was later identified as a maroon 2005 Chevrolet Siverado and a 22-year-old man was identified as a possible suspect, but police have not announced any arrests in the case as of early Monday afternoon.

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