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UPDATE: Victim killed in crash near Philipsburg ID'd

Posted at 6:58 AM, Mar 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-23 14:30:12-04

PHILIPSBURG — UPDATE: 10:50 a.m. - March 23, 2010

PHILIPSBURG - Authorities have released the name of a the victim who died in a Sunday afternoon crash on Flint Creek Pass near Anaconda.

Granite County Sheriff Scott Dunkerson says that Arian Flanders, 31, of Anaconda died as a result of blunt force trauma from the two vehicle accident.


(first report: 6:58 p.m. - March 23, 2020)


One person died in a Sunday afternoon crash near Philipsburg.

Granite County Sheriff Scott Dunkerson says the accident happened at approximately 4:25 p.m. on Montana Highway 1 at Flint Creek Pass.

One person was pronounced dead at the scene and three other people were flown to area hospitals for treatment of life-threatening injuries.

Alcohol may have been a contributing factor in the crash, according to Sheriff Dunkerson.

The Granite County Sheriff’s Office and the Montana Highway Patrol are investigating the accident.