Woman Killed in Accident at US 287 near Ennis, MT

January 12, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 287, Ennis, MT, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Montana Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Semi-Truck, Passenger Car
US 287
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Semi-truck lost control and another vehicle crashed into a ditch while attempting to avoid the truck

What Happened

State Police are investigating a crash that killed a woman at US 287 near Ennis, MT on January 12th, 2023. Police say the incident happened round 4 p.m. According to investigators, a tractor-trailer lost control, allegedly due to traveling too fast for the road conditions. A nearby vehicle, operated by an unnamed woman, reportedly attempted to avoid colliding with the truck by veering towards a ditch. The truck struck the vehicle in the ditch and the woman suffered fatal injuries. Additional details were not available.

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