LIBBY, Mont. -

The following is a press release from Lincoln County Undersheriff Brent Faulkner:

On Sunday morning, 8/11/13, at about 2:30 A.M., Montana Highway Patrol, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, and Troy Volunteer Ambulance responded to a motorcycle accident on Highway 56 near Troy.

The driver, Ross David Rouhoff , 60, and passenger, Sharon June Hogue, 66, both of Troy Montana, were pronounced dead at the scene.

Rouhoff was northbound on Highway 56 and failed to negotiate a left curve, drifted off the roadway on the right hand side. Both driver and passenger become separated from the vehicle. Speed appeared to be a factor. No helmets were used.

Montana Highway Patrol investigated the crash.