UPDATE – Montana Highway Patrol confirmed an 80-year-old Roundup man is dead after driving off Highway 87 south of Roundup.
MHP said the accident happened at 10:00 p.m. Saturday night.
MHP said the 2008 Ford Explorer was traveling southbound on Highway 87.
For unknown reasons, the driver exited the roadway on the right-hand side. The vehicle hit a mailbox and a fence before hitting an embankment.
The vehicle came to rest at the bottom of the embankment.
MHP said the man was declared dead on the scene.
He was not wearing a seat belt.
BILLINGS – One man is dead after a crash on Highway 87 just past mile marker 18.
Montana Highway Patrol Officer Trevor Chase was on the scene and said an older male was driving a red SUV south on Hwy 87 when he failed to negotiate a turn.
Chase said that the airbag was deployed.
This is a developing story. Please check back for more details.