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Reserve Man Dies In Motorcycle Crash


A 50-year-old man from Reserve was a fatality victim in a two-vehicle crash in Glacier County east of Browning on Sunday, June 9.

According to the Montana Highway Patrol, the man was driving a motorcycle and had a 51-year-old passenger, also from Reserve. The motorcycle and a Pontiac Grand Prix were eastbound when the motorcyclist slowed down and pulled to the right side of the road to perform a u-turn. The driver of the Pontiac moved into the opposing lane to provide the motorcycle with room. When the motorcyclist tried to complete the u-turn, the motorcycle was hit by the Pontiac.

The crash occurred at about 4:40 p.m. near mile marker 226 of U.S. Highway 2.

The motorcyclist died at the scene. The passenger was transported to the Indian Health Service clinic in Browning for treatment.

According to the Montana Highway Patrol, the motorcyclists were not wearing helmets. Impaired driving is suspected as a factor in the crash.

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