Teen dies after being hit by a vehicle in Flathead County

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Posted at 8:57 AM, Mar 17, 2024
and last updated 2024-03-18 19:06:55-04

GREAT FALLS — A 13-year-old boy died after he was hit by a vehicle on Saturday, March 16, 2024, in Flathead County.

It happened at 4:30 p.m. near mile marker 114 on U.S. Highway 2.

According to the Montana Highway Patrol, a 70-year-old man was driving a Ford Ranger west on U.S. Highway 2 near Kila when he hit the teen.

The young boy died at the scene; his name not been released.

The driver was not injured.

According to MHP, speed is suspected to be a factor in the crash.

There is no word at this point on whether the driver may be facing any charges.

We will update you if we get more information.