October 30, 2013 | Vol. 100, No. 43

Hinsdale Woman Dies In U.S. HWY 2 Accident

A Hinsdale woman was killed Friday evening in a three-vehicle crash on U.S. 2, 6 miles east of Hinsdale. Denise Kuki, 36, was outside of her disabled van, trying to get it moved to Hinsdale. Another person with a vehicle was helping her.

According to Valley County Sheriff Glen Meier, a Fergus County vehicle coming from the east was not able to see the two stopped vehicles and ran into them. Both lanes of traffic were obstructed after the crash. Another motorist called 911 at 8:40 p.m.

Ambulances from Glasgow and Hinsdale were called, as well as the Hinsdale Fire Department.

Kuki was declared dead at the scene.

The Montana Highway Patrol and Valley County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the crash. Meier said alcohol and excessive speed were not involved. No charges have been filed.

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