Victim of fatal crash south of Townsend identified - KRTV News in Great Falls, Montana

Victim of fatal crash south of Townsend identified

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One man died and four people were injured in a head-on crash south of Townsend on Saturday.

The crash was reported to the Montana Highway Patrol just before 7 p.m.

According to the Montana Highway Patrol, two pickup trucks crashed on Highway 287 near mile marker 85. 

Tanner Moe, 37 years old, died at the scene.

Moe was originally from Billings, but had recently been living in Bozeman.

The four occupants of the second vehicle were taken to a hospital

The nature and severity of their injuries has not been released.

The cause of the crash is still being investigated, the Montana Highway Patrol said on Sunday that speed is a suspected factor.

MHP Trooper Ashlin O'Connell said the best advice for winter driving is to slow down and take your time.

We will update you when if get more information.

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