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Man dies in vehicle crash near Broadus

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Posted at 2:18 PM, Nov 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-28 22:55:31-05

One man died in a one -vehicle crash in Powder River County on Friday night.

Montana Highway Patrol responded to a call around 5 p.m. of an incident near Broadus.

A 60-year-old Billings man driving a pickup truck and trailer was westbound on US-212. After passing a semi, the driver moved into the westbound lane, lost control of the pickup truck and trailer, and ran off the opposite side of the road into a ditch.

The driver died at the scene; the man's name has not yet been released.

MHP reports road conditions as clear and dry, and the driver was wearing his seatbelt.