Vigil held for high school football player killed in rollover
Updated On: Sep 21 2013 10:17:25 PM MDT
A vigil was held Saturday evening in memory of 18-year-old Dakota Kimbrough.
The Montana Highway Patrol says the football player at Broadwater High School has died and three other players were injured when their pickup went off the road and rolled.
Authorities say the 15-year-old driver of the 1976 Ford pickup on Friday afternoon was heading west on South Ray Creek Road in Broadwater County in western Montana when he lost control.
Authorities say two players were ejected and the 18-year-old died at the scene. The other passengers were ages 15 and 16.
Authorities say the driver and two passengers were taken to Broadwater Health Center in Townsend with non-life-threatening injuries. Montana Highway Patrol troopers say they are still investigating the crash.
Broadwater High School in Townsend canceled the football game Friday evening as well as homecoming activities. A cross-country meet and volleyball matches set for Saturday were also canceled.
Here is a link to a Facebook page in memory of Dakota Kimbrough.