Teen dies in rollover crash in Yellowstone County

Teen dies in rollover crash in Yellowstone County
Posted at 1:22 PM, Dec 14, 2023
and last updated 2023-12-14 15:50:52-05

GREAT FALLS — A 19-year old driver died in a one-vehicle crash in Yellowstone County on Wednesday, December 13, 2023.

The crash happened near the intersection of Buffalo Trail Road and Canyon Creek Road west of Billings at about 7:10 a.m.

According to the Montana Highway Patrol, the 19-year old man from Laurel drifted off the road for some reason, and then over-corrected.

The vehicle then went off the road and rolled.

The driver - the only occupant - was not wearing a seatbelt and died from his injuries, according to the MHP.

The MHP says that alcohol, drugs, and/or speed were not factors in the crash.

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