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Man dies in crash east of Lewistown

Posted at 8:33 PM, Sep 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-07 22:36:43-04

LEWISTOWN- A man died in a rollover crash east of Lewistown on Thursday.

It happened at around 7:24 p.m. near mile marker 97 of U.S. Highway 87 between Lewistown and Grass Range.

According to Montana Highway Patrol, the man was westbound on U.S. Highway 87.

He failed to negotiate a left-hand turn and went off the right side of the road.

The 34-year old driver was ejected from the car and died at the scene.

According to the MHP, alcohol, drugs, and speed were likely factors in the crash.

He was also not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

The man’s name has not yet been released.

Story by Margaret DeMarco, MTN News