Motorcyclist dies in I-15 crash north of Helena

Posted at 12:02 PM, Jul 18, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-18 14:21:05-04

HELENA - A 75-year-old Belgrade man died in a motorcycle crash this weekend on Interstate 15 north of Helena by Sieben.

The crash was reported Sunday, July 17, around 11 a.m. near mile marker 219 on I-15.

Lewis and Clark County Sheriff/Coroner Leo Dutton identified the deceased as Ronald Tuttle.

“The next of kin have been notified. Our condolences to the family of Ronald,” Dutton said in a statement.

Dutton said the man received CPR, but responders were unable to receive him.

A deputy coroner pronounced the death at 12:10 p.m. on July 17. The cause of death was blunt force trauma.

Dutton says the traffic crash investigator indicated speed may have been a factor.