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Dillon man dies in single-vehicle rollover crash in Beaverhead County

Truck's tires sheared off before landing upright
Posted at 4:09 PM, Dec 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-09 18:09:09-05

A man died in a single-vehicle rollover crash north of Dillon Saturday morning, according to the Montana Highway Patrol.

MHP said dispatch received the call at 9:24 a.m. Saturday. The exact time of the crash is undetermined but believed to have occurred around midnight Saturday on MT Highway 41.

A 24-year-old Dillon man was driving southbound on MT-41 when his Dodge Ram pickup drifted over the center line. He over-corrected to the right and slid sideways into a ditch, MHP said.

The man was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected as the vehicle rolled several times.

MHP said the truck's tires were sheared off before it landed upright at 10129 MT-41. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Alcohol and speed are suspected as factors in the crash.

The name of the man has not yet been released; we will update you if we get more information.