PHILIPSBURG — Authorities have released the name of a woman who died in a Wednesday crash east of Missoula.
Granite County Sheriff Scott Dunkerson says Sheri Linn Donica, 67, of Helena died as a result of blunt force trauma in the crash between Drummond and Missoula on I-90.
Donica was not wearing a seat belt, was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene.
Speed and icy road conditions were apparent contributors to the crash, Sheriff Dunkerson noted in a news release.
The sheriff reports that at 8:53 a.m., emergency personnel were dispatched to a crash near mile marker 135 on Interstate 90, west of Drummond.