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Man dies in rollover crash near Frenchtown

Posted at 11:48 AM, Apr 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-12 13:48:25-04

A man died in a vehicle rollover crash early Thursday morning near Frenchtown.

A Montana Highway Patrol dispatcher tells MTN News that the crash happened at around 12:35 a.m. at the intersection of Frenchtown Frontage Road and Broken Arrow Lane near Frenchtown.

The dispatcher says the 54-year old man from California was traveling west on the Frenchtown Frontage Road, when he drove off the road while negotiating a left- hand curve. 

The driver corrected, but rolled his Chevrolet Silverado pick-up truck.

The MHP says the man was wearing his seatbelt, and was the only occupant of the vehicle.

He was taken to St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula where he died.

The man’s name has not yet been released.

The MHP is continuing to investigate to determine whether speed or impaired driving were factors.

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