Havre man dies in Beartooth Highway crash

Thursday, July 25, 2019

A Havre man was killed Saturday when his motorcycle failed to negotiate a sharp left hand turn on the Beartooth Highway.  

Herbert J. Hanson’s bike veered right according to Montana Highway Patrol Trooper, Brandon Timm and landed upside down in a dry creek full of rocks. 

A female passenger was taken by Guardian Flight from Cody to a Billings hospital. 

Both were wearing helmets.

The incident occurred half-a-mile north of the Montana-Wyoming state line at mile 7.9.


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