The Missoula County Sheriff's Office reported an incident that occurred Tuesday night that involved several law enforcement agencies that led to a high speed chase and a police vehicle being struck by a train with no injuries.
By late Monday morning, there were at least 2 dozen incidents on Montana highways that required Highway Patrol to be dispatched. Snow covered roads and low visibility guarantees there will be at least more slide-offs before days end.
Once a year at the start of each winter driving season, KGVO presents a startling 2015 video in which Montana Highway Patrol Troopers Wade Palmer and T.J. Templeton place their lives at risk to save a woman and child during a multiple vehicle accident on icy I-90 near Frenchtown.
Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Amanda Villa received the agency’s highest award, the Medal of Valor on Monday, after rescuing several firefighters from a downed helicopter during the Deep Creek Canyon fire near Townsend.