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3 men die in highway accidents in western Montana

August 20, 2019

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Three men have died in highway accidents in western Montana.

The Montana Highway Patrol says a 77-year-old Hot Springs man died at 11:45 a.m. Monday when his all-terrain vehicle was hit by a minivan. The patrol says the ATV driver slowed down and made a left turn without signaling and was struck by the minivan as it tried to pass him.

The Great Falls Tribune reports a 56-year-old Frenchtown man died just after 7:30 p.m. when his motorcycle went off U.S. Highway 93 near Frenchtown. He was thrown from the bike and was not wearing a helmet.

A 74-year-old Arkansas man died at about 11:30 p.m. Monday when he apparently became disoriented and opened the side door of a motorhome traveling through a construction zone near St. Regis and fell onto the road.

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Information from: Great Falls Tribune, http://www.greatfallstribune.com

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