Authorities Identify Victim Of Multi-Vehicle Crash in Jefferson County

Jefferson County, Montana: Authorities have identified the fatality from Sunday’s multiple-vehicle collision on Interstate 90 between Three Forks and Cardwell.
According to reports, Salt Lake City, Utah resident Katie C. Montgomery, 26, died after the collision.

There was a collision involving several vehicles on Sunday, January 7, 2024, at 11:57 a.m. on I-90 westbound on Cardwell Hill between Three Forks and Cardwell, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office. With the assistance of the Montana Highway Patrol, the Jefferson Valley EMSR, the Whitehall Volunteer Fire Department, and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office responded to the accident site.

According to officials, weather prevented air ambulances from taking off despite requests for them coming from several providers.
The event resulted in the blocking of I-90 on Cardwell Hill for several hours.