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Wreck on Hwy 212 leads to injury, Haz-Mat situation


August 8, 2019

A wreck on highway 212 near mile marker 80, just west of Home Creek Divide Monday afternoon sent local emergency response crews scrambling to the scene, as a pickup truck collided with a semi-truck carrying haz-mat.

According to the Montana Highway Patrol, the incident occurred around 4:45 PM, involving a local teen driving a pickup truck, which drifted into the opposite lane on a curve, hitting the semi. The semi ran off the road and started on fire, though the trailer, which contained hazardous ammonium nitrate, did not catch fire. The teen was extricated from the vehicle and life-flighte...

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