A fatal rollover crash near the Tongue River Reservoir has taken the life of a young woman from Lander, WY and sent a young Sheridan man to the hospital, KTVQ reports
The crash was reported at 8:20 p.m. Tuesday along Montana Secondary Highway
314 and Kirby Road in Big Horn County.
The Montana Highway Patrol said the 23-year-old woman was killed in the
crash and the 22-year-old man was taken to Sheridan Memorial Hospital.
Their identities have not yet been released.
According to dispatch, the male was driving a Chevrolet TrailBlazer when it
drifted off the right side of the road, overcorrected, slid across the
highway into a ditch, rolled twice and came to rest on its tires.
The female passenger was not wearing a seat belt and was partially ejected. She
was pronounced dead on scene.
It's unclear if the male was wearing his seat-belt at the time of the crash.
Alcohol and speed are being investigated as possible factors.
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