- Associated Press - Friday, August 12, 2016

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) - Two Illinois residents were killed when the motorcycle they were riding struck a deer in central Montana, went off the road and hit several trees.

The Montana Highway Patrol says the crash was reported at about 11 a.m. Friday on U.S. Highway 89 southeast of Great Falls, near Armington Junction.

Trooper Michael Flood tells the Great Falls Tribune (https://gftrib.com/2bc7Ggc ) that the man who was driving and his female passenger died at the scene. Neither was wearing a helmet. Their names, ages and hometowns were not released.

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Information from: Great Falls Tribune, https://www.greatfallstribune.com

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