Interstate rollover results in minor injuries


  Prairie County Sheriff’s office, along with the Montana Highway Patrol and two ambulances responded to a single vehicle rollover Saturday morning west of Terry.

The accident occurred about 6:30 a.m. Saturday, July 27, in the west bound lane of Interstate 94 near the Prairie/Custer county line, according to Prairie County Sheriff Bill Klunder.
A 16-year-old female driver from Michigan, along with an adult passenger and two children, ages 7 and 10, were transported to Prairie Community Hospital. The 7 year-old boy was then transferred to Holy Rosary. All were released later that day, with minor injuries. All were wearing seatbelts and booster seats were also in place in the Subaru Forester.
The girl, her grandmother and two cousins were traveling to Missoula to visit family. 
Inexperienced driving was deemed the cause of the early morning rollover.
Also occurring later that day was another accident on Interstate 94, where the driver fell asleep and ran off the road. Minor injuries were sustained.
The sheriff’s office also responded to a baler fire west of Terry.

Published July 31, 2013

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