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Man dies in crash along MT Highway 200

Man dies in crash along Highway 200
Posted at 10:45 AM, Sep 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-09 12:47:37-04

GREAT FALLS — A 60-year-old man died after his vehicle went off the road and crashed along Montana Highway 200 on Wednesday.

The Montana Highway Patrol was notified at about 5 a.m. of a semi-tractor having gone off the road near mile marker 112 in Lewis and Clark County.

The truck went through a fence and hit a ditch before coming to rest in a field.The driver of the vehicle - the only occupant - died at at the scene. The man's name has not yet been released.

The MHP report noted the driver was not wearing a seatbelt, and excessive speed may have been a factor. There are no indications that alcohol or drugs were involved in the crash.

The MHP has not yet determined when the crash actually happened, and is continuing to investigate.