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1 person dead, 1 injured in Sanders County crash

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Posted at 2:59 PM, May 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-03 16:59:07-04

THOMPSON FALLS — One person died and another person was injured in a Sunday evening crash near Thompson Falls.

The Montana Highway Patrol reports the one-vehicle accident happened on Montana Secondary Highway 471 shortly before 7 p.m.

The 78-year-old driver of a Dodge Ram pickup truck was northbound and missed a left-hand curve, went off the road, down a steep embankment, hit a power pole, and then some trees.

The MHP is continuing to investigate the crash.

The victim’s name has not been released.