Man dead after single-vehicle crash south of Anaconda

Posted at 1:11 PM, Aug 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-30 15:16:07-04

A Missoula man died in a single-vehicle crash south of Anaconda Friday night, according to the Montana Highway Patrol (MHP).

MHP was dispatched and arrived at the scene around 9:30 p.m. Friday. The crash occurred on Secondary Road 569 at mile marker 15 in Deer Lodge County with dry road conditions.

A 62-year-old man driving a 2000 Subaru Impreza was traveling southbound on the secondary road when his vehicle left and reentered the roadway multiple times. The man's name has not been released.

The man was not wearing a seat belt, according to MHP, and was ejected when the Subaru rolled after veering on and off the road.

MHP said although speed is suspected, alcohol and drugs are not being considered as factors in the crash.

No other details were immediately available. We will update you when we learn more.