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Montana woman struck and killed while walking along a road in Gillette


GILLETTE, Wyoming — A 59-year-old Montana woman who was walking along a road in Gillette at night was struck by two vehicles and killed.

Gillette police identified the victim of the Feb. 19 collisions as Nancy Elizabeth Morse of Great Falls, Montana.

Lt. Chuck Deaton tells the Gillette News Record ( ) that Morse was walking along the road when she was hit by a pickup truck. A second vehicle swerved to avoid hitting the woman and the truck. A third vehicle hit the woman.

Deaton says police do not know why Morse was walking along the road at 11:10 p.m. Thursday.

The drivers involved are cooperating with the investigation.

Information from: The Gillette (Wyo.) News Record,

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