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2 women killed, child injured in crash near West Glacier

Posted at 4:52 AM, May 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-16 06:52:03-04

WEST GLACIER – Two women were killed in a two-vehicle crash near West Glacier on Wednesday afternoon.

Montana Highway Patrol Trooper James Hawkins said the accident happened around 4 p.m. on U.S. Highway 2 at mile marker 166.

Hawkins said a small Chevrolet passenger car was traveling eastbound on the highway when it crossed the center line and collided with a guard rail.

The car then went into the path of oncoming traffic in the westbound lanes and collided with a van.

The female driver of the car and a female passenger were both killed. A child in the car was transported to Kalispell Regional Medical Center, but is not believed to have serious injuries.

The driver of the van was not hurt.

The Montana Highway Patrol continues to investigate.

The names of the women have not been released pending family notification.

By Mahkia Clark – MTN News