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Missoula man dies in single-vehicle crash

Posted at 7:28 PM, Jul 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-06 21:28:39-04

MISSOULA – A 40-year-old Missoula man died in a single-vehicle crash on Friday night.

The crash happened near mile marker 3.7 on Mullan Road shortly before 10:30 p.m.

Authorities say the man drifted across the road and into a ditch. The vehicle then struck a tree before hitting a storage building. The man also crashed into a parked trailer and a Ford Ranger pickup truck.

Law enforcement tells MTN News that the man was not wearing his seatbelt and that drugs and alcohol are suspected to have played a role in the incident.

The Montana Highway Patrol is continuing to investigate the crash.