Libby man lying in highway killed by vehicle

Print Article

A 34-year-old Libby man died after being run over by a vehicle on U.S. 2 early Thursday morning in Lincoln County.

According to Montana Highway Patrol, the man who died was lying in the westbound lane when he was hit by a Ford Tempo driven by a 43-year-old Libby man.

The incident occurred at milemarker 20.9, located between Troy and Libby, near Kootenai Falls.

It is unknown why the man was in the road, according to Highway Patrol. Blood samples from the victim were submitted for testing. It is also unknown if alcohol or drugs were a factor in the incident.

Reporter Scott Shindledecker may be reached at 758-4441 or sshindledecker@dailyinterlake.com.

Print Article

Read More Local News

Whitefish Energy CEO reflects on herculean effort

August 19, 2018 at 6:00 am | Daily Inter Lake Andy Techmanski had his eye on the weather reports coming out of the Caribbean in early September last year as his crew was wrapping up two power-line projects in the state of Washington. Hurricane ...

Comments

Read More

Reports show Whitefish Energy efficiently restored power to Puerto Rico

August 19, 2018 at 6:00 am | Daily Inter Lake It was a leap of faith that brought Andy Techmanski and his Whitefish Energy crew to the ravaged island of Puerto Rico in the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Maria last September. He knew the Puert...

Comments

Read More

Rough Cut Hard Cider opens near Apple Barrel

August 18, 2018 at 6:00 am | Daily Inter Lake The space adjoining the Apple Barrel Country Market on U.S. 2 is in the midst of transition from housing just Glacier Sun Winery to being the first space in the Flathead Valley that serves wine, ci...

Comments

Read More

Fairís livestock auction tops half million again!

August 18, 2018 at 6:00 am | Daily Inter Lake The 2018 Northwest Montana Fair and Rodeo market stock sale grossed $562,218 Saturday as local 4-H and FFA members said goodbye to their steers, hogs and lambs. This yearís stock sale grossed nea...

Comments

Read More

Contact Us

News: (406) 837-5131
Advertising: 406-758-4410
Bigfork Eagle
c/o Daily Inter Lake
PO Box 7610
Kalispell, MT 59904

©2018 Bigfork Eagle Terms of Use Privacy Policy
X
X