A 44-year-old man from Bismarck, North Dakota died Friday afternoon near Grass Range after being ejected from his vehicle.
According to the Montana Highway Patrol, the incident happened at 3:00 pm Friday on U.S. Highway 87 near mile marker 110.
The driver was traveling west-bound when the vehicle drifted off the road. The driver then corrected left, going into a slide and turning counter-clockwise. The vehicle then hit a culvert and into the air, before rolling several times and ejecting the driver.
MHP reports he was not wearing a seatbelt at the time.
MHP says alcohol was not a factor in the crash, but speed was.
We will continue to update you as we learn more.
(June 12, 2015) The Montana Highway Patrol is investigating a crash that claimed the life of a man in Fergus County on Friday.
The crash was reported to the MHP at 3 p.m.
It happened near mile marker 110 on US Highway 87, near Grass Range, according to the MHP.
Three people were in the vehicle.
The MHP says that one man died in the crash; the man's name has not yet been released.
A woman was taken to a hospital; the nature and extent of her injuries has not been disclosed.
We're told the third person, a male, did not sustain any serious injuries.
The MHP is investigating to determine the cause of the crash.
We will update you when we get more information.