Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 2 years, 6 months
Badge # 159
Cause: Vehicular assault
Incident Date: 3/23/2009
Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved
Offender: Killed in collision
Trooper Mike Haynes succumbed to injuries sustained five days earlier when a car being operated by an intoxicated driver struck his patrol car head-on on US 93 near Kalispell.
The drunk driver was driving the wrong way on the highway when the collision occurred at approximately 2:40 am. The intoxicated driver was also killed in the collision.
Trooper Haynes was a member of the Montana National Guard and had served with the Montana Highway Patrol for two and a half years. He is survived by his wife, two young children, and parents.