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Identities of victims in Saturday's fatal I90 crash released

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Posted at 5:15 PM, Aug 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-02 19:15:25-04

BUTTE — Jefferson County Sheriff/Coroner Craig Doolittle released the names of the driver and family who were killed in an early-morning crash on Saturday, July 31 near Pipestone.

According to Doolittle, the driver of the wrong-way vehicle was Adrian Hollis, a 45-year-old male, from Spokane Wash.

The people killed in the vehicle struck by Hollis were identified as Andrew Hoefert, 32-year-old male, South Dakota; Jennifer Hoefert, 37-year-old female, South Dakota and Abigail Veitek, 14-year-old female, South Dakota

Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Matthew Christiansen confirmed with MTN News that a family from South Dakota was traveling in the Chevrolet Traverse that was involved in a deadly crash Saturday in Jefferson County.

The mother, 37 years old, the 32-year-old father, and their 14-year-old daughter were pronounced dead at the scene.

The two-year-old boy and eight-year-old girl passengers who were transported to St. James Hospital are reportedly in critical condition, and family members are on the way to be with them.

Details emerge in fatal Jefferson County crash