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Officials release name of man killed in downtown Billings crash

Posted at 11:44 AM, Dec 21, 2018
and last updated 2019-07-17 14:50:40-04

 

BILLINGS – The Yellowstone County Coroner’s Office on Friday released the name of a man who died after crashing a car into a tree in downtown Billings.

Rodney Leroi Jones Sr., 38, was killed in the crash early Thursday morning.

The crash happened at about 1:22 a.m. when a car driven by Jones struck a tree near the intersection of 6th Avenue North and North 30th Street. Police said the car was traveling at a high rate of speed, but no other information about the crash has been released.

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