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Montana Woman Killed in Rural Accident with 18-Wheeler

Jonathan Hernandez11 months ago

A Montana woman is dead as a result of an accident involving 18-wheeler.

Details about theFatal Montana Accident

71-year-old Florin Taylor, who lived in the Lame Deer region, died in a car accident on Highway 212, according to Montana Highway Patrol.

Taylor was a passenger in a vehicle, reports the Billings Gazette, when the car she was in collided with a semi-truck on the highway. As a result of the accident, Taylor was ejected from the vehicle, but the exact cause of death is still pending further investigation and autopsy results.

Two other people in the vehicle were also hospitalized after the accident, but the Montana Highway Patrol did not provide further details about the accident or the condition of the passengers who were taken to the hospital after the accident.

Currently, the Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking into accident to determine whether or not criminal charges will be pursued.

Rural Accidents Statistics

  • According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Highway Loss Data Institute, there were a total of 17,696 motor vehicle deaths that occurred in a rural area in the United States in 2013.
  • This means that over 50% of deaths by motor vehicles occurred in rural areas such as the accident that killed Florin Taylor in Montana.

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