GREAT FALLS — A man driving a motorcycle died after colliding with a deer in Lincoln County on Saturday, August 12, 2023.
It happened at about 8:40 p.m. along US Highway 93 near mile marker 177, several miles southeast of Eureka.
According to the Montana Highway Patrol, the 64-year old man from Eureka was northbound on US 93 at a "high rate of speed" and came across a deer standing in the road.
The motorcyle went into a sideways slide and collided with the deer, the MHP report states.
The man was thrown from the motorcycle by the force of the collision, and died at at the scene.
According to the MHP, the man was not wearing a helmet, and speed was a factor in the crash.
The name of the man has not yet been released.
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