Two Valley County Residents Die in Separate Accidents
October 3, 2018
Lexis Synan, a 22-year-old Glasgow woman, died Sept. 24, in Wolf Point. Police Chief Jeff Harada said Wolf Point authorities responded to a 911 report of a pedestrian struck by a westbound BNSF Railway train near the underpass. Fort Peck Tribes, Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Department and Northeast Montana Health Service Ambulance were all on scene.
Brayden Jackson, an 18-year-old Frazer man, was killed in a rollover accident Sept. 26. According to MHP, a vehicle was chasing a deer through a field when the driver attempted to turn too quickly, and the vehicle rolled. Jackson was pronounced dead at the scene while the driver, a 19-year-old man, and two other passengers, a 25-year-old man and a 13-year-old girl, were taken to a local hospital. The crash is under investigation by MHP, Fort Peck Tribes and Valley County Sheriff’s Office. There is no indication at this time that drugs or alcohol were a factor.