The first fatal crash happened around 1:40 A.M. Friday on U.S. Highway 89, approximately one mile north of Browning. The vehicle with two occupants struck a horse on the roadway. The male driver died and seriously injured the male pass anger. Speed is believed to be a factor in the crash. Neither occupant was wearing a seatbelt. It's unknown if alcohol was a factor in the crash. The accident is still under investigation.
The second accident happened around 3:20 A.M. Friday on Montana Secondary Highway 358 just south of Cutbank. The driver drifted off the roadway. The driver overcorrected and sent one vehicle into a critical speed yaw. The vehicle left the roadway, struck an embankment and rolled several times. The female driver was ejected. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. Speed is believed to be a factor in this crash. The driver was not wearing a seat belt. It is unknown if alcohol and or drugs are a factor in the crash. The crash is still under investigation.