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Martin City man dies after crash near Columbia Falls

Posted at 7:10 PM, Feb 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-27 21:10:09-05

COLUMBIA FALLS – A Martin City man is dead after crashing into a ditch and suffering from an apparent medical event.

The Montana Highway Patrol reports that 49-year-old Ronald Lee Millward went into a ditch at Highway 206 and Elk Park Road around 1 a.m. Wednesday.

He was able to exit the vehicle but collapsed beside it and became unresponsive.

EMS and Fire were dispatched and determined that he died on scene.

An initial investigation shows that the incident appears to have been caused by a medical problem, but it all remains under investigation.