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Man airlifted to Seattle hospital after being struck by vehicle in Butte

Posted at 9:37 AM, Nov 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-05 11:37:13-05

BUTTE — A man struck by a pickup truck Wednesday night in Butte remains in a Seattle hospital.

According to Butte-Silver Bow Undersheriff George Skuletich, A 57-year-old man is hospitalized after being struck by a truck on Montana Street in Butte Wednesday evening.

The man was taken to St. James Healthcare and then transported by helicopter to a hospital in Seattle.

Skuletich reported that the man was walking south on the right side of the road and wearing dark clothing about 7:30 p.m. when he was hit by a 2005 Dodge Ram pickup.

Police don't suspect the driver had been drinking and the incident remains under investigation.