Man killed in weekend crash near Turah ID’d

Posted at 10:28 AM, Jul 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-18 12:28:39-04

MISSOULA – Authorities have released the name of the man who died in a Sunday evening crash east of Missoula.

Missoula County Sheriff TJ McDermott says Leo Alexander Michaud, 45, of Missoula died from injuries he sustained after rolling his vehicle on Old Highway 10 near the Turah.

The accident was first reported at around 6:15 p.m. on Sunday near the intersection of Timberedge.

According to a Montana Highway Patrol dispatcher, Michaud was driving a 1996 Chevy Tahoe when he passed the vehicle in front of him. The driver then ran off the road, over-corrected, went into a broadside skid causing the SUV to roll over.

MHP is continuing to investigate the fatal accident.