Posted: Aug 12, 2013 2:35 PM by Brenda Bassett - MTN News
Two people died in a Sunday morning motorcycle crash near Troy.
The Montana Highway Patrol reports the crash happened at around 2:30 am as a 60-year-old man and his 66-year-old female passenger, who are both from Troy, were headed north on Montana Highway 56.
The driver failed to negotiate a curve and drifted off the right hand side of the road.
Both the driver and passenger were thrown from the motorcycle.
Neither were wearing helmets, and they were both pronounced dead on the scene.
It's not known if alcohol was a factor in the crash, but authorities say the driver was speeding.
Authorities have not yet released their names.