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1 person dead in Park County crash

Posted at 10:55 AM, Oct 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-24 12:55:25-04

The Park County Coroner’s Office has identified 22-year-old Connor Mugnier as the person who died in a crash in Park County on Tuesday.

Mugnier was the driver of the vehicle and was not wearing a seat belt. He was flown to Bozeman Deaconess Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The crash happened west of Wilsall on Flathead Creek Road and Highway 86 at 1:40 a.m.

According to the Montana Highway Patrol, Mugnier failed to navigate a left curve and lost control of the vehicle, causing it to go off the road.

The vehicle overturned and he was ejected.

A passenger sustained minor injuries.

There is no word on whether speed or impaired driving were factors in the crash.

  • Reported by Victoria Hill