Lewistown man dies in crash on Highway 87 near Raynesford

Posted at 2:35 PM, Jul 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-16 18:26:42-04

A Lewistown man died in a Sunday evening crash along Highway 87 in Judith Basin County.

Emergency crews responded to reports of a head-on collision on Highway 87 near Raynesford at around 6:51 p.m. Sunday.

According to the Judith Basin County Coroner’s Office, 68-year-old Glenn E. Gauer died on the scene of the two-vehicle accident.

The occupants of the second vehicle were not injured.

Several agencies responded including Geyser Fire, Ambulance and Extraction, Raynesford Fire, Judith Basin County Sheriff’s Office, Belt Fire, and the Montana Highway Patrol.

Speed is a possible factor in the crash. The MHP and Judith Basin County Sheriff/Coroner are investigating.

We will update you when we learn more.