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.