2 Killed in Christmas Eve Accident on I-90
Gallatin Country Sherriff's Office has confirmed the identities of two local people that were killed in a multi vehicle accident late on Christmas Eve. The accident took place on on I-90 at mile marker 291, about halfway between Belgrade and Manhattan.
Both Laci D Burkhart, 35, of Willow Creek, and Judd Richard Smutt, 41, of Bozeman were killed when their vehicle traveled across the median and struck an eastbound semi head on. The semi jackknifed into another vehicle, but no one else was injured in the accident.