Bozeman resident who founded Crosscut among dead in fatal multi-car pileup on I-90

ALEX MILLER Bozeman Daily Chronicle

A Bozeman resident was one of the six people who died in a fatal multi-car pileup Friday.

The Big Horn County Coroner’s Office confirmed Wednesday that Eric Love, 60, died in the wreck Friday.

Love was the founder and board chair of Crosscut Mountain Sports Center. Crosscut shared the news of Love’s death in a Facebook post Sunday.

“Eric’s vision and passion as a founder brought today’s Crosscut Mountain Sports Center to life,” the post said. “As our chairman, he’s continued to drive our vision, and those who knew him well know that he was guiding us toward an even brighter future where Crosscut thoughtfully serves our growing community.”

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Love’s wife, Jacquie, was also in the wreck, according to the post. She survived, and “has been alert and in conversation,” with family and friends.

Eric was the driver of a Mercedes Sprinter Van, and Jacquie was the passenger, according to a report from the Montana Highway Patrol. Both were wearing their seatbelts.

Crosscut announced Wednesday that it has launched the Love Crosscut Fund. Donations to the fund

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