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One dead in two vehicle crash in eastern Montana

Crash occurred Friday morning
Posted at 3:13 PM, Sep 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-15 23:27:58-04

MCCONE COUNTY — One woman is dead following a two vehicle accident in McCone County Friday morning.

Montana Highway Patrol was called to the crash at 11:15 a.m. Friday morning on MT Highway 13 at mile marker 29.

According to MHP, a Harley Davidson motorbike was traveling north on MT 13 when it slowed down for a deer that was crossing the highway.

The other vehicle, a Harley Davidson trike, was following behind and rear-ended the bike. The trike's passenger, a 57-year-old female, was thrown from the vehicle and pronounced dead on scene.

The bike laid down, and both the driver, a 70-year-old man and the passenger, a 71-year-old female, were transported to a local hospital with non life threatening injuries.

The driver of the trike, a 57-year-old male was uninjured.

All of the riders were from Tennessee.

The name of the victim has not been released.

The incident is under investigation.