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Plains man dies in crash near Frenchtown

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Posted at 8:36 AM, Oct 03, 2022

FRENCHTOWN - A Plains man died in a one-vehicle crash west of Missoula early Monday morning.

The Montana Highway Patrol (MHP) reports the crash happened on Beckwith Street in Frenchtown shortly before 2 a.m.

The 27-year-old victim's vehicle initially went off the road, came back onto Beckwith Street, and then slid off the road again and struck a concrete barrier.

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The driver — who MHP says was not wearing a seatbelt — was ejected from the Oldsmobile Bravada and pronounced dead at the scene.

Alcohol and speed are believed to have played a role in the crash.

The name of the victim has not been released.