cascade county sheriff

Monday, July 11,  2022 a single vehicle motorcycle crash near the intersection of River Drive North and 25th Street.

Shane Tuttle was riding a motorcycle driving West Bound on River Drive North when he failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway which resulted in a crash. Shane suffered from (cause of death) several blunt force trauma injuries as a result of the crash.  The manner of death was an accident.  

MHP and GFPD conducted the accident investigation.  

Shane William Tuttle 

52 years of age

Two-vehicle crash in Great Falls on Tuesday, July 19. The crash happened shortly after 9 p.m. at the intersection of 10th Avenue South and 7th Street. A motorcycle and a Honda sedan collided.

On July 19th, 2022, at around 2112 hours, Emergency crews were sent to the intersection of 10th Ave S and 7th ST S for a report of a motorcycle vs car injury accident.

The driver of the motorcycle was William J Griffin Age 37 was given CPR on scene and later transported to the ER where he was pronounced deceased. Driver of the Honda sustained no injuries to my knowledge.

Next of kin has been notified. 

The crash is being investigated by MPH and Great Falls Police.

The cause of death is blunt force trauma and cause of death was accidental.

On Thursday, August 11, there was a vehicle crash at Central Avenue West and Vaughn Road. 

On August 11th, 2022, at approximately 1322, a two vehicle fatal (Truck vs. Motorcycle) crash occurred at the intersection of Vaughn Rd. and Central Avenue West. The motorcyclist, Allen Helminiak was transported to Benefis ER, where he succumbed to his injuries at 1850 hours on August 11th. Allen had multitude of internal and external injuries. The cause of death was blunt force trauma and manner of death is accidental.

Decedent: Allen Helminiak – Age 43

COD: Trauma From MVA (Motor Vehicle Accident)

MOD: Accidental

TOD: 1850

POD: Intersection Of Central Ave. W. and Vaughn Rd. 

NOK: Has been notified