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Miles City area rancher killed in accident

The man was out checking cattle when the accident occurred
Posted: 8:49 AM, Aug 12, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-12 19:45:42-04

MILES CITY - A rancher out checking cattle was killed when the pickup truck he was driving went over a bank and overturned.

Custer County Sheriff Tony Harbaugh said the accident happened on private property about 15 miles north and east of Miles City. The incident was reported Saturday morning.

Harbaugh said family and friends began looking for the man Friday evening and his body was found Saturday morning. The sheriff said the man was alone in a ranch truck when he went over a bank while backing up. The truck overturned and the man died at the scene, the sheriff said.

The man's name has not yet been released.