Arlee woman dies in Sanders County crash

Posted at 8:53 AM, Jun 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-10 14:25:45-04

ARLEE – A woman died early Sunday morning in a crash in Sanders County.

The Montana Highway Patrol reports the accident happened at 2:55 a.m. along Montana Highway 200.

Two women from Arlee were in a pickup truck that crashed into a stand of trees at the intersection of Seconday Highway 382.

The 27-year-old passenger was pronounced dead on the scene while the 38-year-old driver was flown to Saint Patrick Hospital in Missoula.

Law enforcement reports there were no indications the vehicle tried to brake at the intersection and alcohol and speed are suspected to be factors in the crash.

The road was wet at the time of the accident.