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Man identified in fiery crash in west Billings

DNA was used to determine identity
Posted at 4:14 PM, Aug 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-30 19:58:00-04

BILLINGS — Authorities have identified the man who was killed in a fiery crash west of Billings on Aug. 8.

Cleve Riggins, 54, of Billings died as a result of major blunt force trauma after he crashed into a concrete support structure of a railroad overpass west of Billings, according to Yellowstone County Coroner Cliff Mahoney.

The crash resulted in a fire which engulfed the car and caused damage to the tracks.

Mahoney said that DNA was used to identify Riggins.