1 killed, 2 hurt in Montana crash involving police car

HAVRE, Mont. (AP) — An 18-year-old man was struck and killed by a pickup truck while walking along U.S. Highway 2 in northeastern Montana.

The Montana Highway Patrol says the teen was walking on the shoulder of the road near Saco at 12:35 a.m. Sunday. The driver of the pickup said he saw the man and swerved, but struck him with the right rear of his vehicle.

KOJM-AM reports the driver stopped and called 911.

Phillips County Sheriff Jerry Lytle says an off-duty Glasgow police officer arrived shortly after the crash and attempted cardio pulmonary resuscitation.

Lytle pronounced Cash Austin Taylor died at the scene from trauma to the head. Taylor was a student at Montana State University.

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Information from: KOJM-AM, http://www.kojm.com

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