Woman killed in head-on collision identified


BOZEMAN, Mont. - Authorities identified the woman killed in a head-on collision Tuesday morning west of Bozeman.

The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office reports 38-year-old Nicole Anne Pierce, of Manhattan, was pronounced dead at the scene from injuries sustained in the crash.

Sergeant Pat McLaughlin, with the Montana Highway Patrol, says they received the call after 11 a.m. Crews were dispatched to the frontage road east of Logan.

Troopers tell us an SUV and a smaller passenger car hit head-on. Two others were injured in the crash. One was transported by ground and the other by air ambulance.

An investigation into what caused the accident is underway.