Reports of an accident involving a Chevy Impala and a Harley near 1500 Bridger Drive resulting in the death of the rider on the motorcycle.

The accident occurred around 5pm on July 10th, 2012. As the eastbound 23 year old male from Bozeman turned onto a private drive off of Bridger Drive, the 51 year old male motorcyclist heading westbound struck the Impala and flipped over the vehicle. The motorcyclist was not wearing a helmet and after being flown from Bozeman Deaconess Hospital to St. Patrick Providence Hospital in Missoula, the crash victim passed away.

Bozeman Police Officer Franscioni and Sergeant Munter are completing an investigation into the crash to determine what factors were in place.

Media Point of contact regarding this release is Deputy Chief Rich McLane, 582-2013, rmclane@bozeman.net