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Kalispell woman dies in ATV wreck near Hot Springs

by Scott Shindledecker
Daily Inter Lake | May 27, 2020 3:05 PM

A 46-year-old Kalispell woman died in an all-terrain vehicle accident Saturday night near Hot Springs.

According to Montana Highway Patrol, the accident, which also sent a 39-year-old woman to the Clark Fork Valley Hospital, occurred at about 7:35 p.m. on Little Bitterroot Road near milemarker 7.9.

A Highway Patrol official said the 46-year-old woman was driving a Yamaha ATV east on the gravel road when she attempted a left turn on a curve and the vehicle rolled off the right side of the road.

Road conditions were described as bare and dry. Alcohol and speed were suspected factors in the crash.

Scott Shindledecker may be reached at 758-4441 or sshindledecker@dailyinterlake.com