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Missoula man dies in Mullan Road crash

Posted at 8:35 PM, Jul 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-07 00:45:52-04

 

MISSOULA – A 40-year-old Missoula man died in a single-vehicle crash on Friday night.

The crash happened near mile marker 3.7 on Mullan Road shortly before 10:30 p.m.

Authorities say the driver drifted across the road and continued off the road into a ditch. The vehicle then hit a tree and then a storage building. The vehicle also crashed into a parked trailer and a Ford Ranger pickup truck.

Law enforcement told MTN News that the victim was not wearing his seatbelt and added that drugs and alcohol are suspected to have played a role in the accident.

The Montana Highway Patrol is continuing to investigate the crash.