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Sidney driver who died after being dragged by truck ID’d

Posted at 8:21 PM, May 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-09 00:34:01-04

SIDNEY – The man killed after being dragged from a truck in Sidney has been identified as Michael Payette, 66 of Sidney, Richland County Coroner Robert Pulver said Wednesday.

Payette, a truck driver, was caught between his truck and trailer Monday evening when another person, not realizing he was there, moved the truck, according to the Montana Highway Patrol.

The incident occurred on a private lot near Sidney.

Payette died at a local hospital from his injuries.

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