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Articles with the Tag: Montana Highway Patrol

Polson man killed in crash

ARLEE — A female driver from Arlee was injured Wednesday evening when she couldn’t avoid a car traveling northbound in her southbound lane on Highway 93, just south of Arlee. The wrong-way driver, William Thomas Fritsch, a 63-year-old male from Polson, was fatally injured in the crash that occ...

Woman shot in Pablo

PABLO – Law enforcement officers from several agencies worked to find the suspects wanted in connection with an incident in Pablo around noon on Monday, Dec. 14. One arrest has been made, but the other suspect hasn’t been found. “We got a call that shots had been fired,” said Confe...

Drive sober, extra patrols planned

RONAN — The Ronan Police Department will be actively searching for impaired drivers during the holiday season. From Dec. 16 through Jan. 2, 2016, the Montana Highway Patrol and law enforcement across the state will add extra patrols during the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” national crack...

Highway crash takes child’s life, injures others Highway crash takes child’s life, injures others

 PABLO – Emergency crews responded to a tragic wreck on U.S. Highway 93 south of Pablo on Monday, Nov. 9, that took the life of a 3-year-old child. A 2011 Chevy Impala stopped at the stop sign where Old Highway 93 crosses before attempting to travel west across the highway over the southbound l...

Highway crash takes child’s life, injures others Highway crash takes child’s life, injures others

  PABLO – Emergency crews responded to a tragic wreck on U.S. Highway 93 south of Pablo on Monday, Nov. 9, that took the life of a 3-year-old child.   A 2011 Chevy Impala stopped at the stop sign where Old Highway 93 crosses before attempting to travel west across the highway over th...

Driver pleads guilty in cocaine bust Driver pleads guilty in cocaine bust

POLSON — In District Court Thursday, Oct. 29, Miguel Douglas Miranda, 22, of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, changed his plea to guilty of criminal possession of dangerous drugs with intent to distribute. He is being held on $1 million bail. Court documents state that drugs were discovered June 4 when ...

Two seriously injured in Polson crash Two seriously injured in Polson crash

UPDATED Thursday, Aug. 20 POLSON – Two people were seriously injured when the motorcycle they were riding crashed into a truck and horse trailer on Saturday afternoon in Polson near Fulkerson’s Corner.  According to Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Shad Andersen a motorcycle at the bac...

Fatal wreck claims one life

RONAN — A two-vehicle crash on Round Butte Road left one person dead on Aug. 6.  At approximately 2:30 p.m., emergency officials responded to a head-on collision. Montana Highway Patrol officials say a passenger car was driving in the wrong lane of traffic and collided with a Ford pickup truck....

Ronan approves highway couplet Ronan approves highway couplet

RONAN — At a July 20 meeting, city councilmembers approved a 2018 Highway 93 construction project that will create a four-lane highway system that passes through Ronan. Mayor Kim Aipperspach said signing off on the proposed couplet system was routine business for the ongoing process of the highway&r...

Motorcycle wreck claims 1 life

ST. IGNATIUS — One person died in a motorcycle crash near the intersection of Repass Trail and Hillside Road in St. Ignatius last week.  Montana Highway Patrol Sergeant Rich Salois said it is unknown when the one-vehicle crash occurred. Emergency officials responded at 1:11 p.m. on Friday, July...


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