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Clark Fork River

Star Peak trail

Star Peak trail

The Clark Fork River widens downstream of Noxon Rapids Dam, below the Star Peak trail in the Scotchman Peaks north of Heron.

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Man injured by East Missoula bridge jumper sues county

Man injured by East Missoula bridge jumper sues county

MISSOULA — A man injured by a bridge jumper while floating the Clark Fork River last summer now alleges Missoula County also was at fault for his severe injuries.

August 20, 2014 9:00 am Photos

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2 make initial court appearance in death

MISSOULA — Two suspects in the death of a transient whose body was found in the Clark Fork River in Missoula have made their initial court appearances.

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Missoula authorities arrest 2, seek 2 more in homicide

Missoula authorities arrest 2, seek 2 more in homicide

MISSOULA — The death of a man whose body was pulled this week from the Clark Fork River was classified as a homicide after a state medical examiner determined he’d been assaulted, shot and thrown into the water.

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Man found in Clark Fork River was murdered; 2 arrested, 2 sought

MISSOULA — The death of a man whose body was removed on Tuesday from the Clark Fork River was labeled a homicide after a state medical examiner determined he’d been assaulted, shot and tossed into the water.

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Coroner identifies man found in Clark Fork River

MISSOULA — Missoula County officials have identified the 60-year-old man whose body was found in the Clark Fork River in Missoula.

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Crews dismantling Boeing fuselages pulled from Clark Fork

Crews dismantling Boeing fuselages pulled from Clark Fork

RIVULET — Forgotten but not gone, those airplane fuselages so unceremoniously dumped onto the side of the Clark Fork River west of Alberton on July 3 remain at Rivulet in varying states of dismemberment.

July 25, 2014 1:46 pm Video Photos

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Bundles of crushed fuselage

Bundles of crushed fuselage

Bundles of crushed fuselage sit next to an intact jet body that awaits the same fate Thursday morning at a temporary crushing yard at the Rivulet siding near Fish Creek.

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Scrap fuselage

Scrap fuselage

This tail section is the only thing left of one of the six fuselages that will be scrapped by a crew from Pacific Steel and Recycling in Missoula.

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Man's body found in Clark Fork River in Missoula

MISSOULA — Police and the Missoula County sheriff's office are investigating after a man's body was found in the Clark Fork River in Missoula.

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First of 3 fuselages removed from derailment site

First of 3 fuselages removed from derailment site

MISSOULA — Boeing is deciding what to do with six new commercial airplane bodies that fell off a train in western Montana, including three that slid down a steep riverbank, a company spokeswoman said Monday.

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Train derails near Fish Creek; aircraft fuselages in Clark Fork

Train derails near Fish Creek; aircraft fuselages in Clark Fork

MISSOULA − A Montana Rail Link freight train has derailed near Fish Creek, sending three aircraft fuselages down a steep embankment into the Clark Fork River.

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$22K in restitution ordered in bridge jump injury

$22K in restitution ordered in bridge jump injury

MISSOULA — A Missoula man who was found guilty of negligent endangerment for failing to look upstream before he jumped off a bridge and landed on a man floating down the Clark Fork River has been ordered to pay more than $22,000 in restitution.

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Missoula man injured by bridge jumper starts nonprofit to take disabled fishing

Missoula man injured by bridge jumper starts nonprofit to take disabled fishing

MISSOULA — Andy Hill was always interested in helping people with disabilities, and then he became one himself – at least temporarily – and his dedication solidified even more.

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Missoula man found guilty of endangerment in bridge-jumping crash

Missoula man found guilty of endangerment in bridge-jumping crash

MISSOULA — A Missoula man was found guilty this afternoon of negligent endangerment for jumping off a bridge over the Clark Fork River last July and seriously injuring a man floating in the water below.

June 30, 2014 4:40 pm Photos

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Coroner: Man had medical, mental issues that led to fatal river crash

Coroner: Man had medical, mental issues that led to fatal river crash

MISSOULA — The man who drove his van into the Clark Fork River last week near downtown Missoula died from an accidental drowning and didn’t commit suicide, the Missoula County Coroner’s Office ruled Wednesday.

June 19, 2014 7:24 am Video Photos

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Coroner rules man's death in Clark Fork River car crash was accidental drowning

Coroner rules man's death in Clark Fork River car crash was accidental drowning

MISSOULA — The Missoula County Sheriff's/Coroner's Office has ruled that a man whose car plunged into the Clark Fork River near downtown Missoula last week died from accidental drowning.

June 18, 2014 2:08 pm Video Photos

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Name of man pulled from Clark Fork River released

Name of man pulled from Clark Fork River released

MISSOULA — The Missoula County coroner has released the name of the man who drove his Dodge Caravan into the Clark Fork River on Tuesday evening, sparking an extensive rescue and recovery operation.

June 12, 2014 1:48 pm Video Photos

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Body removed from submerged vehicle in Clark Fork River

Body removed from submerged vehicle in Clark Fork River

MISSOULA — Crews on Wednesday afternoon removed a man's body from a submerged vehicle in the Clark Fork River that police believe is the same vehicle witnesses reported plunging into the fast-flowing water a day earlier in Missoula

June 11, 2014 1:00 pm Video Photos

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Raw video: Missoula County Search and Rescue

Raw video: Missoula County Search and Rescue

Raw footage of Missoula County Search and Rescue looking for a vehicle that drove into the Clark Fork River near downtown Missoula.

June 11, 2014 6:28 am

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