Montana Morning State News Headlines for Monday, July 8
A 59 year-old fatal hit and run suspect was apprehended at a residence in Hamilton after a manhunt that lasted most of Sunday afternoon and evening. A 10 year-old boy was killed in the incident.
The Montana Highway Patrol calls Memorial Day through Labor Day the 100 deadly days of summer due to the high number of accidents and fatalities on the state's highways.
With hot weather coming into western Montana, the Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) is asking campers to be extra careful with fire.
A slight chance of rain or thundershowers in western Montana today, otherwise mostly sunny with highs near 80.