Prosecutor weighs charges in boat crash
September 2, 2009
MATT GOURAS Associated Press Writer HELENA
The Flathead County prosecutor says he is awaiting evidence from the boat crash that injured U.S. Rep. Denny Rehberg and four others before deciding whether to file charges against the vessel's driver, state Sen. Greg Barkus. The high-speed crash late Thursday night left the boat perched atop a steep rock outcropping. All five occupants were injured and one, Rehberg's state director Dustin Frost, remains hospitalized with a serious brain injury. Authorities are using subpoenas to retrieve key evidence, such as the blood alcohol level of Barkus, a K...