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Helena Mt., -- According to the Helena Police Department Chief of Police (interim), at approximately 2:21 PM the 911 center received a report of a female being struck by a vehicle on I-15 south of the Capitol interchange.
Helena Police, Helena Fire, Montana Highway Patrol and St. Peter’s Ambulance responded to the scene.
The investigation determined the following-A 15 year old female pedestrian walked onto the interstate eastbound in the southbound lane approximately a mile south of the Capitol interchange.
A southbound 2007 Dodge pickup truck driven by a 56 year old female from Winston struck the pedestrian.
The 15 year old female died at the scene.
The southbound traffic on I-15 has been restricted to one lane since the accident and will be until the investigation is complete.
No citations have been issued and the incident is still under investigation.
Chief of Police (Interim)
Helena Police Department