Ravalli Co. Sheriff releases name of victim in fatal Hamilton crash


HAMILTON, Mont. - The following is a press release from the Ravalli County Sheriff's Office:

Ravalli County Sheriff/Coroner Chris Hoffman has identified the man who was killed in a Thursday morning head-on collision that occurred at the intersection of Eastside Highway and Fairgrounds Road east of Hamilton.

Hoffman said that nineteen-year-old Neacko Pederson-Smith of Darby died as a result of injuries he sustained in the two-vehicle crash. Hoffman had no further information regarding the condition of the other man who was seriously injured in the accident. 

The Montana Highway Patrol is investigating the circumstances of the accident. 

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