- Associated Press - Monday, October 24, 2016

GRASS RANGE, Mont. (AP) - A sport utility vehicle struck a dead deer in the road, causing a rollover crash that killed a 64-year-old Grass Range woman and critically injured a 61-year-old man.

The Montana Highway Patrol says the crash happened at about 10:20 a.m. Sunday on U.S. Highway 87.

The patrol says the SUV hit the deer and the driver lost control of the vehicle, which went off the right side of the road. The SUV rolled 2 ½ times and both people were thrown from the vehicle. Trooper Pat Crisswell tells The Billings Gazette (https://bit.ly/2exyZ6c ) it’s not clear who was driving.

The woman died at the scene. The man was airlifted to a Billings hospital.

The victim’s name has not been released.

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

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