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Rancher killed in accident near Miles City

He was checking cattle when the accident occurred
Posted: 9:34 AM, Aug 12, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-12 11:34:20-04

MILES CITY - A rancher died over the weekend when the pickup truck he was driving went over a bank and overturned while he was checking cattle.

Custer County Sheriff Tony Harbaugh said the accident happened on private property about 15 miles northeast of Miles City.

The incident was reported Saturday morning.

Harbaugh said family and friends began looking for the man Friday evening and his body was found Saturday morning.

The sheriff said the man was alone in a ranch truck when he went over a bank while backing up. The truck overturned and the man died at the scene, the sheriff said.

The man's name has not yet been released.

We will update you if we get more information.