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Lincoln County man dies in Highway 2 crash

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Posted at 12:38 PM, Feb 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-12 14:39:32-05

MISSOULA — A 57-year-old Libby man died in a crash on US Highway 2 on Thursday in Lincoln County.

The Montana Highway Patrol reports the crash happened shortly before 4:45 a.m. near mile marker 45.

MHP reports the victim was driving a van west on US Highway 2 when it went off the road and onto the shoulder.

The van continued for another 190 feet before hitting a tree. The victim was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

The MHP is continuing to investigate the crash; the victim’s name has not yet been released.