Brayden Hammill Death, Obituary – The young man from Billings who was killed in a crash on May 11 while he was driving a stolen pickup truck south of Columbus has been positively identified by the investigators who were looking into the case. He was driving the stolen vehicle at the time of the accident, and he was involved in the collision.
According to the Park County Coroner Al Jenkins, who made the news on Tuesday, the driver was a man by the name of Brayden Hammill, who was 20 years old. Hammill was recognized as the person responsible for the crash. The Stillwater County sheriff’s office, the Stillwater County coroner’s office, the Montana Highway Patrol, and the state Division of Criminal Investigation are continuing their inquiries into the deadly accident that occurred in their county.
The office of the sheriff in Sweet Grass County, Montana, received a phone call on May 11 indicating that a Ford F350 pickup truck had been taken from a property in the county that was located on Stockade Road. The location of the property was specified as being within the county. On Montana State Highway 78, a deputy saw a truck that fit the description traveling in the northern direction between Absarokee and Columbus.
The truck was headed in the direction of Columbus. The truck was going in the direction of Columbus. The officer made an effort to pull over the driver of the truck, but the driver sped off down Whitebird Creek Road, away from the highway, before the officer could catch up with him. After the truck overturned at the scene of the accident, the driver of the truck, who had not been wearing a seatbelt at the time of the impact, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.