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Libby man dies in motorcycle-deer collision

by The Western News
| July 9, 2024 7:00 AM

A Libby man died Thursday, July 4, after the motorcycle he was driving collided with a deer on Bull Lake Road.

According to a report from Montana Highway Patrol, the man was driving a Honda CBR 1000 south near mile marker 33.5 at about 2:55 p.m. when it collided with a deer. The motorcycle slid and the man fell off the vehicle.

The man, who was wearing a helmet, was taken to Cabinet Peaks Medical Center.

Alcohol, drugs or speed were not suspected factors in the crash.

A multiple vehicle accident Thursday morning on Bull Lake Road caused injuries, but no other details were available.

There was also a vehicle crash at about 5:34 a.m. Friday, July 5, on U.S. 2 east of Libby that resulted in an injury. No other details were available.