Motorcyclist Hits and Kills Mountain Lion

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A Jefferson City man suffered head injuries when the motorcycle he was riding struck a mountain lion on Interstate 15 between Clancy and Helena.


The Montana Highway Patrol tells KFBB-TV ( ) the man and his wife were southbound between Clancy and Helena at about 8 p.m. Saturday when their motorcycle hit a mountain lion. 

Troopers say neither was wearing a helmet. The man, who was driving, was flown to a Great Falls hospital for treatment of head injuries. His wife was treated for minor injuries in Helena.


The collision killed the mountain lion.




Information from: KFBB-TV,



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