Woman dies in crash in Musselshell County

Posted at 1:10 PM, Apr 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-03 15:10:06-04

A woman died in a two-vehicle crash Monday afternoon on Highway 87 south of Klein.

The crash happened when two vehicles were passing on the south and northbound lanes at 3:40 p.m., according to Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Joe DeJong. 

The southbound vehicle crossed the center line and clipped the northbound vehicle.

The woman was a passenger in the northbound vehicle, DeJong said.

The road was snowy and icy, and police are investigating whether drugs or alcohol were factors, DeYong said. 

The name of the victim has not yet been released.