Posted: Jul 31, 2013 5:42 PM by Jeanelle Slade - MTN News
A motorcycle crash just north of Forsyth has claimed the lives of two people and injured two others, all from Washington.
It happened Tuesday afternoon on Highway 12.
The Montana Highway Patrol says two motorcycles were traveling east when the driver of the first slowed to pull off the road.
The second motorcycle apparently crashed into the trailer of the first.
The 57-year-old male driver and his 53-year-old female passenger died at the scene.
The 63-year-old male driver of the first motorcycle and his 61-year-old female passenger were both taken to Forsyth for medical care; the nature extent of their injures is not yet known.
Officials say alcohol and speed were not factors in this crash, but none of the four victims were wearing helmets.