UPDATE: Whitefish Man Killed in Flathead Boating Accident

By Beacon Staff

A Whitefish man was killed and his wife was injured in a Fourth of July boating accident on Flathead Lake.

Deputy Coroner Dorothy Browder says Travis Wickum, 27, and his wife were in a boat that was struck by another boat.

Browder says it happened about 11:30 p.m. Saturday, three miles east of Lakeside.

No information was available on the wife’s condition.

The Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks is investigating the accident.

Stay Connected with the Daily Roundup.

Sign up for our newsletter and get the best of the Beacon delivered every day to your inbox.