WEST GLACIER – Authorities have released the name of a man who died in a Wednesday morning crash in Glacier National Park.
Paul Cadotte, 40, of Starr School, Montana died in the one-vehicle crash that happened around 12 a.m. on Two Medicine Road.
The driver — Leo J. Hagen, 19, of East Glacier Park — has been arrested on DUI charges. Additional charges are pending and the incident is still being investigated.
Another passenger in the vehicle was injured and hospitalized.
(June 12, 2019) A 40-year-old man died after a crash in Glacier National Park early Wednesday morning.
According to park officials, Glacier County dispatch received a call around 12 a.m. for a rollover accident on Two Medicine Road in the park.
A 40-year-old male passenger was found dead on scene while another passenger was injured.
Park officials reported that not all individuals were wearing seat belts. Alcohol is believed to be a contributing factor in the crash.
A press release stated all parties involved in the crash were Montana residents. The name of the victim has not yet been released.
Responding agencies included the Montana Highway Patrol, Blackfeet Law Enforcement Services, Glacier County, East Glacier Volunteer Fire Department, and Browning Ambulance.
The crash is under investigation.