In the early morning hours of Friday, September 23, 2022, Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office and the Gallatin County Coroner’s Office investigated a fatality involving a vehicle and bicyclist that occurred near the corner of Huffine Ln and Gooch Hill Rd. The victim was identified as 75-year-old Richard Evers of Bozeman. Investigation showed Richard was attempting to cross Huffine Ln on his bicycle when a vehicle struck him. Cause of death was determined to be blunt force injuries of the head and chest and the manner was ruled an accident.
Sheriff Springer wishes to express our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Richard Evers during this time and to all parties involved in this tragic accident.
Beker Cuelho, Chief Deputy Coroner