Posted: May 11, 2013 6:14 PM by Bernie Riggs and Robin O'Day - MTN News
Updated: May 11, 2013 6:15 PM
MISSOULA - Missoula County Sheriff's Deputy Bill Burt tells us a motorcyclist was killed when he struck the side of a Mountain Line bus on Saturday.
The accident occurred at the intersection of Phillips Street and Cowper Street a little before noon.
Missoula Police Sergeant James Caton said the man appeared to be travelling northbound on Cowper at a high rate of speed, before striking the side of bus, which was travelling westbound on Phillips.
The man suffered serious body and head injuries, and did not appear to be wearing a helmet.
Caton said one male Mountain Line passenger was also transported to the hospital with unknown injuries.
The name of the deceased male is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. An investigation into the crash is still underway.