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Update: Roadside shootout led to Montana trooper's death

 


BOZEMAN (AP) — Authorities say moments before he was gunned down, a Montana Highway Patrol officer approached a truck that was parked in the middle of a road in southwestern Montana.

Gallatin County Sheriff James Cashell said in a news conference Thursday that Trooper David DeLaittre (duh-LATE') called in the stop on Wednesday afternoon. That was the last anybody heard from the 23-year-old officer.

Cashell says a shootout ensued between DeLaittre and 56-year-old Errol Brent Bouldin in the roadway outside the town of Three Forks.

A local police officer arrived a short time later, found...



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