Victim in fatal Garfield County crash identified

Posted at 8:56 AM, May 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-15 10:56:21-04

JORDAN – A Helena man was killed in a crash Monday evening near Jordan. 

Colby Hurt, 28, was taken to a Garfield County hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Sheriff Clay Lammers said it appeared Hurt fell asleep at the wheel while driving at a high rate of speed.  Montana Highway Patrol said Hurt, driving a Pontiac Vibe, when the car slid off the road and rolled into a ditch.

Lammers said Hurt was not wearing a seatbelt. 

There were no signs of drug or alcohol use and no one else was in the vehicle. 

MTN News reporter Samantha Harrelson contributed to this report.