Columbia Falls Man Killed in Sunday Crash

John Werner died in two-vehicle accident west of Hungry Horse on U.S. 2

By Beacon Staff

A 56-year-old Columbia Falls man was killed when he was ejected from his Subaru during a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 2 Sunday evening near Hungry Horse.

John Werner died at the scene despite lifesaving efforts from medical personnel, according to a press release issued by the Flathead County Sheriff’s Office. The crash occurred a little after 5 p.m. in the eastbound lane of the highway at mile marker 141, about a mile west of the bridge over the South Fork Flathead River.

Montana Highway Patrol continues to investigate the accident.

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