Teen girl who died in Mission Valley crash identified

Posted at 11:55 AM, Nov 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-27 13:55:10-05

Authorities have named Aliyah McCrea of Ronan as the teenager who died in a weekend crash in the Mission Valley.

Lake County Sheriff Don Bell says that McCrea, 14 years old, died in the early Sunday morning crash which happened between Ronan and Pablo.

“The Sheriff’s Office sends our condolences to the family of Aliyah,” Sheriff Bell stated in a news release.

Authorities say all of the people involved in the 2:15 a.m. wreck that happened on North Foothills Road near North Crow Road were under the age of 17.

The Montana Highway Patrol MHP reports the driver lost control, causing the vehicle to go into a ditch and roll several times.

MHP is continuing to investigate the crash. Authorities previously told MTN News that alcohol and speed are believed to have played a role in the accident.