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Funeral home identifies victim of demolition derby crash

August 20, 2019
This Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, image provided by ABC Fox Montana, shows the scene where a woman died after a car flew through a fence into spectators at a demolition derby in Deer Lodge, Montana. The Montana Standard reports at least eight people were sent to the hospital Sunday after a driver lost control of the car. Authorities say a woman in her 40s died at the hospital after being transported from Powell County Fairgrounds in Deer Lodge about 80 miles (130 kilometers) southeast of Missoula. (Brooke McCarthy/ABC Fox Montana via AP)
This Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, image provided by ABC Fox Montana, shows the scene where a woman died after a car flew through a fence into spectators at a demolition derby in Deer Lodge, Montana. The Montana Standard reports at least eight people were sent to the hospital Sunday after a driver lost control of the car. Authorities say a woman in her 40s died at the hospital after being transported from Powell County Fairgrounds in Deer Lodge about 80 miles (130 kilometers) southeast of Missoula. (Brooke McCarthy/ABC Fox Montana via AP)

BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — Officials have released the name of a Montana woman who was killed when she was hit by a car that left the arena during a county fair demolition derby.

Longfellow Finnegan Riddle Funeral Home says 36-year-old DaryLynne Day of Anaconda died Sunday night in Deer Lodge. Funeral services are pending.

Witnesses said a driver competing in the derby lost control of his car, which drove over a chain-link fence. At least seven other people were taken to the hospital.

Day was an emergency medical technician in Powell County.

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