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Officials release name of Whitefish crash victim

By The Associated Press
Published On: Sep 24 2013 08:32:06 PM MDT
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KALISPELL, Mont. -

Flathead County officials have released the name of a man who died when his pickup truck struck a tree Saturday night east of Whitefish.

The sheriff's office said 54-year-old Fred A. Dietrich of Whitefish was speeding on East Edgewood Drive when he failed to negotiate a turn and hit a tree. He died at the scene.

He was the only person in the truck.