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Three people were injured and two cars were totaled in a wreck on the West End of Billings on Sunday evening.

Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Toman Baukema said Kyle Shepherd, 19, of Glendive, caused the accident when he sped through a stop sign at 48th Street West and Neibauer Road a little after 6 p.m. Sunday.

Baukema said Shepherd, who was driving a 1996 GMC Jimmy, was heading south on 48th Street and collided with a 2004 Ford F450 pickup driven by Loren Bangert, a 29-year-old Yellowstone County resident. Bangert and his wife, Lucy Bangert, 28, were driving west on Neibauer.

Two witnesses not involved in the accident reported that Shepherd went through the intersection at a high speed, Baukema said.

Both Bangerts were taken to Billings Clinic and Shepherd to St. Vincent Healthcare. Baukema said Loren Bangert was the most seriously injured of the three, and he was listed in stable condition Monday night.

A hospital spokeswoman said Lacy Bangert was no longer a patient at St. Vincent. No information was available on Shepherd's condition or injuries.

Baukema said both drivers were cited for not wearing seat belts, and Shepherd was cited for failure to stop at a stop sign. Alcohol and drugs were not a factor in the wreck, Baukema said.

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