The following is a press release from the Kalispell Police Department:

On 6/15/20 13 at approximately 2pm the Kalispell Police Department was dispatched to an injury accident at the intersection of Hwy 93 N and Grandview. Upon arrival officers found a two vehicle T-Bone accident between a 1983 Toyota Corolla and a 1992 Nissan Pathfinder. The driver of the Toyota was attempting to make a left turn from Hwy 93 onto Grandview when it was struck on the passenger side by the Nissan which was traveling North on Hwy 93. The driver of the Toyota, Debbie Caferro was transported to KRMC by Kalispell Fire Department and later that evening succumbed to injuries sustained in the accident. The Nissan was driving by a 17 year old Kalispell male who sustained minor injuries and was treated at the scene and released.

The Kalispell Police Department along with the assistance of the Montana Highway
Patrol is continuing to investigate the accident. The initial investigation does not show that alcohol was a factor in the accident and it is believed the victim was wearing her seatbelt.

If you have any further questions please contact Det. Sgt. Warnell at 758-7793.