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Butte hit-and-run victim identified

BUTTE – Law enforcement in Butte have identified the motorcyclist killed in Friday’s hit-and-run crash as Benjamin Harrison, 41, of Butte.

Harrison was killed near the intersection of Dewey Boulevard and Lexington Avenue just before 2 a.m. Friday, when he was struck by a hit-and-run driver.

Police identified the suspected driver of the 2014 Subaru as 41-year-old Marcus Sepulveda, 41, of Butte.

Sepulveda was found dead in Anaconda-Deer Lodge County, according to Butte Sheriff Ed Lester.

-Reported by John Emeigh/MTN News


(May 11, 2019) The suspect in a fatal hit-and-run accident in Butte was found dead in Anaconda-Deer Lodge County, according to Butte Sheriff Ed Lester.

Marcus Sepulveda, 41, was suspected to be the driver of a 2014 Subaru that struck a motorcycle early Friday morning in Butte. The man on the motorcycle died from his injuries.

Police reported the driver of the Subaru left the scene after hitting the motorcycle near the intersection of Dewey Boulevard and Lexington Avenue just before 2 a.m.

Officials have not released any other details.

We will update you with any new information.

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