Marion Woman Killed in Crash

By Beacon Staff

A 53-year-old Marion woman was killed Tuesday night in a head-on collision on U.S. Highway 2.

Beatrice Bailey crashed at about 10:30 p.m. near Marion, according to a Flathead County’s sheriff office press release, and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Television station KAJ reported that Bailey swerved into the oncoming lane while trying to avoid a tarp in the road and struck a one-ton truck. No one in the pickup was hurt.

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