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Libby man dies in fatal Highway 2 crash

Posted at 2:51 PM, Feb 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-11 17:02:17-05

LIBBY — A 57-year-old Libby man died in an early Thursday morning crash on US Highway 2 in Lincoln County.

The Montana Highway Patrol reports the accident happened shortly before 4:45 a.m. near mile marker 45.

MHP reports the victim was driving a van westbound on US Highway 2 when it went off the road and onto the shoulder.

The vehicle continued for another 190 feet before striking a tree. The victim was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

The MHP is continuing to investigate the fatal accident and the victim’s name has not yet been released.