Posted: Mar 26, 2013 8:46 AM by MTN News - Billings
BILLINGS - One man is dead after leading Yellowstone County Sheriff's Office deputies on a pursuit in Lockwood late Monday night.
The Montana Highway Patrol reports that the driver fled at a high rate of speed after deputies initiated a traffic stop.
Troopers say that the 26-year-old Billings man lost control of his vehicle, crossed the center line and crashed the car, causing it to roll. The male driver was ejected and transported to St. Vincent Healthcare, where he was pronounced dead.
The passenger, a 32-year-old Billings woman, was taken to Billings Clinic with injuries. The extent of her injuries are unknown at this time.
The Yellowstone County Sheriff's Office is not commenting on the incident at this time.