15 Year Old Killed After Police Chase in Hungry Horse

Two other males were in the car when it went off the road early Sunday

By Justin Franz

The Flathead County Sheriff’s Office says a 15-year-old boy has died in a crash near Hungry Horse during a police pursuit in northern Montana.

KECI-TV in Missoula reports that authorities say the victim was the driver of a car that was being pursued by the Columbia Falls Police Department at the time of the crash around 12:30 a.m. Sunday.

Flathead County Sheriff Chuck Curry says the car left the road, traveled down an embankment and struck a tree.

Police say two other male occupants of the car were injured. There was no immediate word on their condition.

The crash is under investigation by the Montana Highway Patrol.

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