Falling Rock Hits Motorcycle Passenger in Glacier

By Beacon Staff

WEST GLACIER – Glacier National Park officials say a motorcycle passenger was briefly knocked unconscious after being struck by falling rock on the Going-to-the-Sun Road.

Officials say the passenger was hit by a 10- to 15-pound rock at about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday near Triple Arches, west of Logan Pass. The person was wearing a helmet. No other injuries were reported.

The passenger, who was not identified, was taken to Kalispell Regional Medical Center for treatment.

The National Park Service is investigating.

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