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Kalispell man arrested in crash that killed 2

Published On: Oct 21 2013 12:16:09 PM MDT
Updated On: Oct 21 2013 03:26:49 PM MDT
KALISPELL, Mont. -

A 46-year-old Kalispell man has been arrested on suspicion of two counts of negligent homicide for a head-on crash south of Kalispell.
    
Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Ed Sievers says that Joseph Powell was driving a Jeep Cherokee northbound on U.S. 93 Thursday night when he crossed into the southbound lane, colliding head-on with the pickup truck.
    
The driver of the pickup, 43-year-old Brian Delaney of Kalispell, died on impact.
    
Powell's 43-year-old passenger, Patrick Moulton, died at the hospital in Kalispell.
    
Powell suffered a broken arm and dislocated hip. He was arrested Friday afternoon when he was released from the hospital.