Gov. Brian Schweitzer has ordered that flags be flown at half-staff in the state today in honor of Blaine County Undersheriff Patrick Pyette who was killed in the line of duty Wednesday.
Pyette was struck by a vehicle while he was directing traffic around a disabled tractor-trailer on U. S. Highway 2 between Harlem and Chinook.
Pyette's funeral began at 11 a. m. today in the Chinook High School Gymnasium.
Full coverage of the funeral will be in Tuesday's Havre Daily News and in havredailynews.com.