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Pedestrian struck and killed by vehicle in Flathead County

Kila Pedestrian Killed
Posted at 8:59 AM, Mar 18, 2024

KILA — The Montana Highway Patrol (MHP) is investigating the death of a 13-year-old boy after he was struck by a vehicle Saturday afternoon.

MHP reports a 70-year-old man was driving west on U.S. Highway 2 near Kila when he struck and killed the teen.

The fatal crash happened at 4:30 p.m. on March 16, 2024, near mile marker 114 on U.S. Highway 2.

The boy died on the scene. The driver was not injured.

According to MHP, speed is suspected to be a factor in this fatal crash.

MHP is continuing to investigate.