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Victim ID'd In Fatal Accident On 10th Ave S

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Police have released the name of the elderly man who died after injuries sustained in a two-vehicle collision on 10th Ave. S in Great Falls Saturday.


Officials say 93-year-old Gilbert Schmaus was traveling east on 10th Avenue South at about 6 p.m. Saturday when his car struck a westbound sport utility vehicle while making a left turn.


Police, firefighters, and medical officials arrived on the scene of the crash.

One smaller white car ended up on the median in the west bound lane. The SUV involved in the accident front end was totaled and air bags were deployed in the vehicle.


One of our reporters said that extrication had to be used on at least one of the individuals injured. Schmaus and his passenger were taken to Benefis after sustaining unknown injuries.


Within hours, police say Schmaus condition became critical. He later died at the hospital.

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