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Woman dies in crash in Cascade County

It happened along Grant Drive in Sun Prairie
Fatal Crash
Posted at 8:07 PM, Nov 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-18 12:44:52-05

GREAT FALLS — Cascade County Sheriff/Coroner Jesse Slaughter has identified Shala Castle as the woman who died in the motorcycle.

(NOVEMBER 15, 2021) A 42-year old woman died in a motorcycle crash in Sun Prairie on Saturday evening.

According to the Montana Highway Patrol, the motorcycle was heading east on Jefferson Street at a "high rate of speed."

The MHP says the driver laid the motorcycle onto its left side and it slid off the right edge of the road, hitting wooden curbing and a steel post.

The driver was thrown from the motorcycle and died at the scene.

The MHP says that the woman was not wearing a helmet, and that alcohol and speed were factors in the crash.

Motorcyclist dies in Sun Prairie crash

The name of the woman has not been released at this point.

We will update you if we get more information.

(1st REPORT, 8:07 pm, NOVEMBER 13, 2021) The Montana Highway Patrol reports that emergency personnel responded to a deadly crash in Sun Prairie on Saturday, November 13, 2021.

According to the MHP, the crash was reported at about 6:35 p.m.

It happened near Grant Drive and Jefferson Street.

No other details are available at this point.