Man dies in Teton County crash

Posted at 8:23 PM, Jul 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-04 22:23:07-04

The Montana Highway Patrol says that a 21-year old man from Choteau died in a crash in Teton County on Wednesday.

The crash was reported to MHP at about 2:45 a.m. and happened along US Highway 287 near mile marker 58, several miles south-southwest of Choteau.

The young man – whose name has not yet been released – was southbound on US Highway 287 and lost control of the Ford pick-up truck; the truck went off the right side of the road and rolled several times.

The man was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle, according to MHP.

MHP continues to investigate; initial indications are that alcohol and speed may have been factors in the crash.

We will update you when we get more information.

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