Sleeping teen killed when pickup crashes into Montana home

April 26, 2019 GMT

EVERGREEN, Mont. (AP) — Montana Highway Patrol says a 15-year-old girl has died after a vehicle crashed into her home while she slept and a 31-year-old man is in custody pending formal charges.

The Flathead Beacon reports that troopers say a pickup truck veered off a road, struck a sign and bushes and crashed into the home in Evergreen about 2 a.m. Friday. It then left the scene.

The Flathead County Sheriff’s Office says the victim, identified as Erin Howk, died at the scene.


Authorities say they later detained Jared A. Parsons of Kalispell. He is being held without bond at the Flathead County Detention Facility. It was not immediately known whether he had an attorney.

The incident remains under investigation.


Information from: Flathead Beacon, http://www.flatheadbeacon.com