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Circle man killed in crash on Sunday

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CIRCLE - A Circle man is dead after he was ejected from his pickup in a crash Sunday morning.

Montana Highway Patrol dispatch reported the 22-year-old man was southbound on Weldon Road and secondary Highway 252 northwest of Circle when he failed to negotiate a curve.

The GMC Sierra slide and overturned in a ditch. The unidentified man, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected from the vehicle.

A Montana Highway Patrol trooper responded to the scene around 10 a.m. but the crash, according to the report, likely occurred between 3 and 7 a.m. The trooper's report indicates speed and alcohol as possible factors in the crash.

This is the ninth death on Montana roadways in 2018.

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