Authorities identify motorcyclist who died after hitting a cow

Biker Hits Cow Near Ronan Map
Posted at 9:16 AM, May 08, 2023
and last updated 2023-05-08 11:16:06-04

MISSOULA — Authorities have released the name of a motorcyclist who died after hitting a cow that wandered onto U.S. Highway 93 near Post Creek.

Lake County Sheriff Don Bell has identified the victim as 59-year-old Dewayne Kemp of Ronan.

The collision was reported to 911 dispatchers at approximately 5:30 a.m. on May 3, 2023.

Sheriff Bell says that Kemp's body was taken to the State Crime Lab in Missoula so that an autopsy can be performed.

The Montana Highway Patrol is continuing to investigate the fatal accident.


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