UPDATE: Tennessee Motorcyclist Killed in Crash Near East Glacier

By Beacon Staff

EAST GLACIER PARK – The Montana Highway Patrol says a 58-year-old man from Tennessee was killed when his motorcycle was struck by an SUV near Glacier National Park.

The patrol says the motorcyclist was northbound on Montana 49 near East Glacier Park Saturday afternoon when an oncoming SUV crossed the center line and struck his bike. He died at the scene.

The Tennessee Liberty Alliance identified the victim as their co-founder and president Fred Childress of Oak Ridge, Tenn.