Bigfork Man Dies in Motorcycle Crash

By Beacon Staff

A Bigfork man is dead after apparently colliding with a deer while riding a motorcycle early Monday morning.

The Flathead County Sheriff’s Office identified the rider as William Steven Ward, 60.

The crash occurred shortly before 7 a.m. on Highway 83, north of the intersection with Highway 209.

Ward was the only person on the motorcycle and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Montana Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

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