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Kalispell man dies in ATV accident

Fatal Kalispell ATV Crash
Posted at 9:24 AM, Aug 02, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-02 11:47:17-04

KALISPELL - A 41-year-old man from Kalispell died and his passenger was seriously injured in a Sunday afternoon in an ATV crash.

The Montana Highway Patrol (MHP) reports the accident happened shortly before 5 p.m. Sunday on Whitefish Stage Road near Kalispell.

The driver of the ATV was traveling a high rate of speed when he crashed into a vehicle that was making a left-hand run, according to MHP.

The victim — whose name has not been released — was taken to Logan Health where he later passed away.

A 43-year-old woman from Marion, who was a passenger on the ATV, suffered serious injuries, according to MHP.

An investigation into the crash is continuing.