Woman killed in 3-vehicle crash on Highway 2


MISSOULA, Mont. - A woman was killed and another person was seriously injured in a crash near Marion on Highway 2 Friday afternoon.

Troopers say the driver, in her 40s or 50s, apparently swerved to miss an animal and hit a dump truck head-on.

An occupant of a third vehicle involved in the crash sustained serious injuries. The driver of the dump truck was reportedly uninjured.

The crash happened around 2:40 p.m. near the intersection of Highway 2 and Gopher Lane, west of Kalispell.

Officials say speed and alcohol are not believed to be factors in the crash.