Powell City Councilman severely injured in ATV crash

On Monday, April 11th, Powell City Councilman James Edgar Hillberry, age 78 was severely injured in an ATV (all-terrain vehicle) crash at 1180 Road 9, the Park County Sheriff's Office reports. The Park County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center received the call at 5:28 p.m. A sheriff’s deputy as well as Powell Fire Department and Powell Ambulance were immediately dispatched to the scene. The investigation revealed that Hillberry was apparently attempting to load a 1989 Yamaha ATV four-wheeler onto his 1995 Ford pickup when the ramp failed causing the ATV to flip over to the rear, landing on Hillberry’s head and neck area. Hillberry was transported to the Powell Valley Healthcare Emergency Room and then flown to Billings for further medical treatment where his condition is unknown at this time. More will be reported when it becomes available. #reboot #news