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Man dies in Flathead County crash

Fatal Crash
Posted at 11:38 AM, Jul 01, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-06 12:33:00-04

KALISPELL - A man died in a Thursday evening motorcycle crash south of Whitefish.

The Montana Highway Patrol (MHP) reports the 22-year-old man was heading west at a high rate of speed on Whitefish Hills Loop shortly before 5:15 p.m. when he passed a vehicle on a curve, lost control, and crashed into trees off the right side of the road.

The victim was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident and alcohol and drugs are not suspected to have played a part in the crash, according to the MHP.

An investigation is continuing, and the victim's name has not yet been released.