BILLINGS - A man from Circle died after he was ejected from his pickup in a crash on Sunday morning.
According to the Montana Highway Patrol, the 22-year-old man was southbound on Weldon Road and secondary Highway 252 northwest of Circle when he failed to negotiate a curve.
The GMC Sierra slid and overturned in a ditch and the man was ejected. He was not wearing a seatbelt.
A trooper responded around 10 a.m. but the crash likely occurred between 3 and 7 a.m.
According to the MHP, speed and alcohol are possible factors in the crash.
The name of the man has not yet been released.
This is the ninth death on Montana roadways in 2018.
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