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Three men identified in fatal Big Horn County accident

Posted at 2:30 PM, Jul 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-08 20:19:41-04

BIG HORN COUNTY –  The three men in a fatal crash near Kirby on Saturday, July 8, have been identified as 20-year-old Michael Not Afraid from Lodge Grass, Wes Spotted Bear age not released at this time and 29-year-old Scott D. Russell 29. of Garryowen.

According to the Montana Highway Patrol, the crash was reported around 1:25 Saturday afternoon on Highway 314 near mile marker 33.

A black SUV with Big Horn County plates was traveling along 314 when it went off the right shoulder into an embankment, then overturned into a creek, MHP Trooper Winburn said.

The three men all died in the accident, which may have occurred earlier in the morning, according to Winburn.

None of the men were wearing seatbelts.