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Articles with the Tag: Montana Highway Patrol

Montana traffic fatalities on the rise

MISSION VALLEY — According to the Montana Highway Patrol’s annual report for 2011, four people died as a result of vehicle accidents in Lake County last year. As this was the lowest number of deaths in the county since 1958, the low figures were a cause for celebration.  However, recent d...

Arlee resident dies in wreck

ARLEE — While attempting to help an apparently intoxicated father and son drive home, two good Samaritans ended up in a fatal car accident that killed Arlee resident Mark Francis Felsman Sr.  According to Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Paul Pfau, 41-year-old Felsman Sr. and his son left the El ...

MHP: drinking, driving won’t be tolerated

LAKE COUNTY – If you drink and drive, Lake County, beware: Montana Highway Patrol is joining with law enforcement throughout the nation for the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign Aug. 17 to Sept. 3.  The strong nationwide impaired driving crackdown will include high-visibilit...

Alcohol-related fatalities up on Montana roads

As the summer travel season culminates with the approaching Labor Day weekend, the Montana Department of Transportation reports that more persons died in alcohol-related crashes on Montana roadways this summer than during the same time period last year. As of Aug. 20, preliminary reports show 36 alcohol-rela...

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