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Vehicle crashes into Whitefish train depot

Vehicle crashes into Whitefish train station
Posted at 10:26 AM, Nov 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-30 17:26:41-05

Law enforcement is investigating a crash that occurred at the train depot in Whitefish on Sunday.

The incident was reported at approximately 7:40 a.m. with witnesses stating that a black Ford pickup truck was seen driving northbound on Spokane Avenue at a high rate of speed.

The Whitefish Police Department reports that the vehicle -- which was driven by a woman who resides north of Whitefish -- crashed into the front of the Whitefish Train Depot.

The Stumptown Historical Society, which owns the Whitefish Train Depot, said the crash caused extensive damage to an outside deck that extends the building.

The Whitefish Police Department, the Montana Highway Patrol, and the Flathead County Sheriff’s Office are continuing to investigate the crash.

The driver of the vehicle was flown to a Seattle hospital following the crash. Her condition is not known at this time, according to a news release.