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Woman dies in one-vehicle crash in Ballantine

Posted at 2:04 PM, May 25, 2023

A 32-year-old woman died in a one-vehicle crash in Ballantine Wednesday night, according to Montana Highway Patrol.

The woman was heading north on South 16th Road near the I-94 exit at 9:13 p.m. when she ran off the left side of the road and struck a tree near the intersection of Canal Project Access Road, according to a report from Trooper Joshua French.

The woman, who was the only occupant and not wearing a seat belt, suffered serious injuries, according to French. She was driving a Jeep Cherokee.

She was taken to a Billings hospital, where she was pronounced dead early Thursday morning.

Alcohol and speed were suspected factors in the crash, according to French's report.