Fatal accident involving pedestrian along I-94 is under investigation

By Kay Hoffer

            Local officials are investigating a fatal accident that occurred last night within Dawson County about 19 miles east of Terry along I-94 where a pedestrian was hit by a semi tractor trailer.

            A call came in about 7 p.m. Wednesday reporting that a middle-aged man had been struck by a semi tractor trailer traveling in the west bound lane on I-94, according to Prairie County Deputy Jason Smith.

            The incident occurred about 3 miles east of the rest area outside of Fallon.

            The Prairie County Sheriff’s office is assisting the Dawson County Sheriff’s office and Montana Highway Patrol with the investigation.

            No further information will be released until family members have been notified.

Published October 31, 2013

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