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Teen struck and killed by vehicle in Flathead County

Kila Pedestrian Killed
Posted at 8:49 AM, Mar 18, 2024
and last updated 2024-03-18 10:49:15-04

KILA — The Montana Highway Patrol is investigating the death of a 13-year-old boy after he was struck by a vehicle Saturday afternoon.

The patrol reports a 70-year-old man was driving west on U.S. Highway 2 near Kila west of Kalispell when his vehicle struck the teen.

The incident happened at 4:30 p.m. near mile marker 114.

The boy died at the scene. The driver was not injured.

According to the patrol, speed is suspected to be a factor in the incident.