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Woman dies after reportedly being run over in Park County

Catherine Sorensen
Posted at 12:03 PM, Mar 01, 2023

(UPDATE, MARCH 2) Park County Sheriff Brad Bichler says Catherine Sorensen was from Bozeman.

MTN News learned that Sorensen was a teacher at St. Mary Catholic School in Livingston; she taught fourth-grade and also Pre-K to eighth-grade music.

The school posted the following message on Facebook:

Our school community is absolutely devastated at the loss of our beloved 4th grade and music teacher, Mrs. Sorensen. We pray for her soul, and will never forget the immense impact she had on not only her students, but everyone who had the privilege to know her. Rest in peace, Kate. We miss you already.

Officials have identified the witness of the incident and she is being interviewed by law enforcement.

We will update you if we get more information.

(1st REPORT, MARCH 1) The Park County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a woman that was reported on Sunday, February 26, 2023.

The Sheriff's Office says a call came into dispatch from Livingston Health Care that a patient was brought into the Emergency Department deceased.

The woman was identified as Catherine Sorensen, 55 years old. Sorensen was reportedly brought to the hospital by her husband.

Catherine Sorensen
Catherine Sorensen

The report said she was accidentally run over by a vehicle in the area of Divide Creek Road, just west of the Carbella campground and recreation site.

The Park County Sheriff’s Office and Montana Highway Patrol are investigating the circumstances surrounding Sorensen's death.

They are trying to identify a woman who stopped along Divide Creek Road and helped get Sorensen into a vehicle and to the hospital. If you have any information about the woman's identity, you're asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at 406-222-2050.


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