Posted: Aug 17, 2012 5:16 PM by MTN News
Updated: Aug 17, 2012 5:19 PM
BIG SKY- A man is dead after his vehicle left the road and went over an embankment on Big Sky Spur Road this morning.
Shortly after 8 a.m. Friday, authorities were called to the crash about six miles up Big Sky Spur Road from the turnoff at Gallatin Road in Big Sky, according to Trooper J.D. McMartin of the Montana Highway Patrol.
The man was declared dead at the scene. His identity is not yet being released until authorities can notify his family.
The vehicle traveled off the road and struck two trees before coming to rest about 100 yards down the embankment, according to the Montana Highway Patrol. Initial reports indicate the car was traveling at a high rate of speed when it left the roadway, McMartin said.