Weekend Motorcycle Accident Claims Life of Alberta Man
Contact: Denise Germann, 406 888-5838
WEST GLACIER, MT. – A motorcycle driver was killed Saturday, July 23 at approximately 5:30 p.m. on the Going-to-the-Sun Road approximately 10 miles east of Lake McDonald Lodge, near the Logan Creek Comfort Station. The driver is identified as Richard Fish, 70 years of age, from Cardston, Alberta.
Fish was traveling east when he lost control of the bike and skidded into on-coming traffic. Fish was pronounced dead at the scene. No other injuries were reported.
The National Park Service is conducting an investigation, with assistance from the Flathead County Sheriff/Coroner’s Office and the Montana Highway Patrol.
Did You Know?
Grizzly bears in the park have a wide variety of food sources, including glacier lily bulbs, insects, and berries. They may also make an early season meal of mountain goats that were swept down in avalanches over the winter.