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UPDATE: Victim killed in crash near Philipsburg identified

Posted at 7:17 AM, Mar 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-23 14:30:28-04

UPDATE: 10:50 a.m. - March 23, 2010

PHILIPSBURG - Authorities have released the name of the person who died in a Sunday afternoon crash on Flint Creek Pass near Anaconda.

Granite County Sheriff Scott Dunkerson said Arian Flanders, 31 of Anaconda, died as a result of blunt force trauma.


PHILIPSBURG — One person died in a Sunday afternoon crash near Philipsburg.

Granite County Sheriff Scott Dunkerson says the accident happened at approximately 4:25 p.m. on Montana Highway 1 at Flint Creek Pass.

One person was pronounced dead at the scene and three other people were flown to area hospitals for treatment of life-threatening injuries.

Alcohol may have been a contributing factor in the crash, according to Dunkerson.

The Granite County Sheriff’s Office and the Montana Highway Patrol are investigating the accident.