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Billings man killed while walking along Hi-Line highway

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Posted at 11:30 AM, Dec 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-04 17:33:47-05

Updated 2:55 p.m., Dec. 4, 2019

An 18-year-old Billings man has been identified as the man struck and killed while walking along a highway in the Hi-Line early Sunday.

Phillips County Sheriff Jerry Lytle said in a press release that Cash Austin Taylor was pronounced dead after emergency personnel responded to a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle on US Highway 2 near Saco.

The incident happened at about 12:30 p.m. and is being investigated by the Montana Highway Patrol, the press release states.

According to an obituary, Taylor was a graduate of Billings Senior High School.

Montana State University officials in Bozeman have confirmed Taylor was also an MSU student.