(UPDATE, 4:17 p.m.) The crash involved two vehicles on private property, according to the MHP.
The two vehicles were going up a hill on their way to a work site; the car in front slid backward and into the second vehicle, which was pulling a trailer and subsequently jack-knifed.
About 45 minutes after the crash, one of the people involved in the crash began having “medical issues” and passed away.
The MHP has not yet determined if the death was due to injuries sustained in the crash, or natural causes.
Officials are continuing to investigate; we will update you if we get more information.
(1st Report, 3:45 p.m.) The Montana Highway Patrol reports that a person died following a crash in Fergus County on Tuesday afternoon.
The crash was reported to the MHP at 1:50 p.m.
It happened several miles east of Lewistown, at or near the intersection of US Highway 87 and Stillman Road.
The MHP has not yet released any other details about the incident.
We will update you when we get more information.