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Fatal hit-and-run crash under investigation in Butte

Posted at 2:24 PM, May 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-10 16:24:55-04

Law enforcement in Butte are investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash in Butte early Friday morning.

The incident occurred at approximately 1:53 a.m. on Dewey Boulevard near Lexington Avenue.

Butte-Silver Bow Sheriff Ed Lester stated a man on a motorcycle died after a crash involving a passenger car.

The passenger car left the scene and police have since located the vehicle.

Both Butte police and the Montana Highway Patrol were investigating the crash.

If you have information concerning the incident, you’re asked to call Butte police at (406)497-1120.

The names of those involved have not yet been released. We will update you with any new information.