In the early morning hours of Friday, January 20, 2023, the Gallatin County Coroner’s Office along with the Bozeman Police Department and Montana Highway Patrol investigated a fatal motor vehicle accident at the East Main interchange in Bozeman. The accident occurred when the semi-tractor trailer left the roadway, landing onto the railroad tracks below the East Main overpass. The two occupants of the semi were killed in the accident. The victims were identified as 33-year-old Abdiaziz Adan and 36-year-old Sharmarke Ali, both residents of Minnesota. The victim’s died of blunt force injuries of the head and abdomen, the manner has been ruled an accident.
Sheriff Springer wishes to express our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Abdiaziz Adan and Sharmarke Ali during this time.