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Butte hit-and-run victim identified

Posted at 2:02 PM, May 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-13 18:03:02-04

BUTTE – Butte Police have identified the motorcycle rider killed in Friday’s hit-and-run crash as Benjamin Harrison, 41, of Butte.

Harrison was killed near the intersection of Dewey Boulevard and Lexington Avenue, just before 2 o’clock in the morning Friday, when he was struck by a hit-and-run driver.

Police identified the suspected driver of the 2014 Subaru as 41-year-old Marcus Sepulveda, 41, of Butte.

Sepulveda was found dead in Anaconda-Deer Lodge County, according to Butte Sheriff Ed Lester.

Reporting by John Emeigh for MTN News