- Associated Press - Friday, July 17, 2015

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The three victims of a head-on crash in west-central Montana were siblings.

Lewis and Clark County Coroner Mickey Nelson says the crash Wednesday morning killed 29-year-old Duchena Tasha Martin and 17-year-old Isaiah Martin, both from Montezuma Creek, Utah, and 28-year-old Shauana Tara Martin from Red Mesa, Arizona.

The siblings were riding in a white truck when it crashed head-on with a silver truck hauling hay bales on U.S. Highway 287 north of Wolf Creek.

Three other passengers in the white truck were injured, including a 12-year-old boy from Arizona, who has been released from the hospital. The others were a 31-year-old man from Arizona and a 29-year-old man from Louisville, Kentucky.

A 69-year-old Helena man and a 66-year-old East Helena man in the silver truck were injured.

The crash is still under investigation.

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This story has been corrected to show the Lewis and Clark County coroner released the names of the victims and to restore the last name of Duchena Martin.

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Information from: Independent Record, https://www.helenair.com


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