Driver dies in crash near Frenchtown

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Posted at 8:38 AM, Oct 03, 2022
and last updated 2022-10-03 10:44:26-04

A Plains man died in a one-vehicle crash west of Missoula on Monday, October 3, 2022.

The Montana Highway Patrol says the crash happened on Beckwith Street in Frenchtown shortly before 2 a.m.

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

The driver - the only occupant of the vehicle - was thown from the Oldsmobile Bravada and died at the scene.

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The MHP says that the man was not wearing a seatbelt, and that alcohol and speed are believed to have been factors in the crash.

The name of the victim has not been released at this point.