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Fatal Bigfork crash victim identified

Posted at 2:10 PM, Jun 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-11 16:10:55-04

KALISPELL – Authorities have released the name of the Bigfork man who died in a one-car crash on Friday evening.

Flathead County Sheriff Chuck Curry says Timothy Mark Snyder, 57, of Bigfork died when his vehicle hit a tree at the intersection of Montana Highway 35 and Highway 83 in the Bigfork area shortly before at 9 p.m. on Friday.

Sheriff Curry says Snyder was alone in the vehicle when he failed to negotiate the turn from Highway 83 onto Highway 35 and struck a tree. He was not wearing a seatbelt.  

Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash, according to Sheriff Curry.