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Kalispell Woman Faces Negligent Homicide Charge

KALISPELL, Mont. - A 33-year-old Kalispell woman who police say lost control of the vehicle she was driving at 90 mph in a 45 mph zone causing a crash that killed her passenger has been taken into custody on a charge of negligent homicide.
    
The Daily Inter Lake reports that Mindy Brist was taken into custody Thursday as a result of the Feb. 18 crash that killed Timothy Attard.
    
The Montana Highway Patrol says Brist was northbound on U.S. Highway 93 when she drifted into the opposing lane and back, overcorrected and crossed the road and went airborne off the road's shoulder.
    
Police say Brist had a blood alcohol content of 0.06, below the legal limit.
    
Her next court date is set for Aug. 2.
    


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