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Fatal crash reported on I-15

The Montana Highway Patrol (MHP) is reporting that at least one person has died in a crash north of Helena.
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Posted at 2:10 PM, Mar 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-24 21:24:38-04

HELENA — (UPDATE) Lewis & Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton says the person who died was a 17-year old pedestrian that was hit by a large truck. No other information has been released at this point.

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(1st REPORT) The Montana Highway Patrol (MHP) is reporting that at least one person has died in a crash north of Helena.

It happened on I-15 near mile marker 198, two miles south of the Lincoln Road overpass.

According to the MHP, first responders were dispatched to the scene just after 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday.

The crash appears to have happened in the northbound lane.

The Montana Department of Transportation says that the passing lane is currently blocked, and traffic is down to one lane; drivers should use caution in the area and be prepared for delays.

MTN has a reporter at the scene and will provide more information as it becomes available.