Skip to main contentSkip to main content
You are the owner of this article.
You have permission to edit this article.
Edit
editor's pick alert

Boulder teen dies in crash near Clancy

  • 0
ambulance stockimage

A 17-year-old girl from Boulder died Monday night when the vehicle she was driving went off the road and hit a tree in Jefferson County, the Montana Highway Patrol said.

The Ford Escape was southbound on Interstate 15 at mile marker 184 near Clancy about 8:15 p.m. The girl failed to negotiate a curve to the right and lost control. The vehicle started turning clockwise, went off the right side of the road and hit a tree, Trooper Jesse Short said. The teen was pronounced dead on arrival.

The road conditions were described as "icy."

An 18-year-old female passenger, also from Boulder, was injured and taken to St. Peter’s Health.

The driver was wearing a seat belt, authorities said.

She was a student at Jefferson High School in Boulder. The school set up the North Gym as a "safe room" for any students or staff to access throughout the day.

"We're helping our students," Principal Mike Moodry said Tuesday. 

Assistant editor Phil Drake can be reached at 406-231-9021.

0 Comments
0
0
2
95
9

Get local news delivered to your inbox!

* I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy.

Related to this story

Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.

Topics

News Alerts

Breaking News