Officials release name of Whitefish crash victim
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.
Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.