This week is Child Passenger Safety Week and to commemorate, Safe Kids Missoula Coordinator Dannette Fadness said Safe Kids Worldwide is reminding parents to register their child’s car seat.
A close call Saturday afternoon, as 4 snowmobilers who were buried in an avalanche northeast of Missoula all survived, and were able to ride out on their own, according to Seeley Lake Search and Rescue.
A Hudson Line Metro North train that departed from Poughkeepsie, NY derailed in the Bronx at about 7:30 this morning before reaching its destination at Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan. Multiple media sources report that 4 people have died and 63 others suffered injuries. NY Governor Andrew Cuomo addressed the press this morning and confirmed the deaths.
UPDATE - Tuesday, October 8, 5:00 p.m.
Peggy Kuhr, University of Montana Vice President for Integrated Communications, provided an update on the condition of UM building supervisor Mike Burke, who fell through a skylight nearly 20 feet onto the top of a large boiler in the heating plant.
A six-year-old girl drowned in a boating accident Sunday afternoon on the Bitterroot River.
Ravalli County Sheriff Chris Hoffman said Joslyn Sage Farrell from Washington state was in a drift boat with her father and others when the boat capsized in a strong current called a hydraulic step below a diversion dam between the Woodside and Tucker Crossing Fishing Access Sites, two miles north of Corval