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UPDATE – Victims Names Released in Two-Vehicle Crash Sunday Night Near St. Ignatius [AUDIO]

Three injured in two-vehicle collision near St. Ignatius
Photo courtesy of Montana Highway Patrol

UPDATE, 5 p.m. Monday, April 22.

The Lake County Sheriff’s Department has released the names of the two women who were killed in Sunday night’s two-vehicle crash near St. Ignatius. They were Debby Ramsey, 68, and her mother, Mary Virginia Smith, 91.

Debby Ramsey was the wife of pastor and family counselor Jim Ramsey. She was also a piano teacher who instructed hundreds of children over many years out of her home in Missoula.

The funeral for Debby Ramsey has been planned for Saturday at 2 p.m. at Missoula Alliance Church, with Garden City Funeral Home handling the arrangements.Her mother, Mary Smith, will be interred in California.

UPDATE, 7 a.m.. Monday, April 22.

The Montana Highway Patrol has confirmed that two people were killed in the two-vehicle crash near St. Ignatius on Sunday evening. No names have yet been released.

Montana Highway Patrol trooper Aaron Day said the accident happened at about 6 p.m. on Highway 93 North near St. Ignatius.

“It was a two vehicle crash. One vehicle was southbound and lost control while the other vehicle was northbound. There was a side-impact collision. It was slush and snowing down there. Three people were transported to local hospitals, where two were listed as critical on Sunday night,” Day said.

Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Aaron Day

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