Beaverhead County police reports
FATAL CAR CRASH
At 10:51 p.m. Thursday, July 9, Beaverhead County 911 received a report of a rollover crash about a mile south of Wise River. Responding deputies found a Wise River man dead inside the pickup truck. Montana Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. The name of the man is being withheld pending notification of next of kin, according to a press release from Undersheriff Bill Knox.
BABY BORN IN VEHICLE
Beaverhead County 911 received a call at 8:13 a.m. Friday, July 10, from a Madison county man saying his wife was in labor. He was driving his wife to Barrett Memorial Hospital in Dillon and did not think they would get there in time. Beaverhead County deputies, Dillon police department officers, a Montana Highway Patrol trooper and Beaverhead EMS responded.
When officers arrived the baby had made his grand entrance into this world inside the vehicle. The baby was crying, mom said everything was fine and they would like to get to the hospital ASAP. After meeting up with the ambulance, mother and baby were transported to Barrett Memorial Hospital.
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