- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 28, 2015

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Musselshell County sheriff’s officials have identified the 31-year-old North Dakota woman who was killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash east of Roundup.

The Billings Gazette reports (https://bit.ly/1LRkDYQ ) that Melissa Victoria Lane, of Bismarck, North Dakota, died Wednesday after she swerved to miss a deer on U.S. Highway 12. The Chevrolet Trailblazer she was driving went off the side of the road and rolled through a barbed wire fence.

Those injured in the wreck include five children ages 5 months to 12 years, as well as a 32-year-old man. Officials say Lane and two passengers were ejected from the vehicle. The current status of the passengers is unknown at this time.


This story has been corrected to show the driver swerved to miss a deer.


Information from: The Billings Gazette, https://www.billingsgazette.com

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