Two fatal car wrecks reported in Western Montana Friday
Montana Highway Patrol troopers reported two fatal car wrecks Friday in Western Montana.
The first fatal crash occurred in Butte at around 2:30 am. Dispatchers say a Chevy Blazer was traveling eastbound on Santa Clause Road, when it drifted off the side of the road and went over an embankment. Dispatchers say the deceased is a 24 year old man out of Butte. Investigators say alcohol was a factor in the crash but speed was not.
Dispatchers say the second crash occurred in Bozeman near mile marker 303 on I90 at around 9:00 pm. Troopers say a vehicle was traveling westbound, when the driver lost control and rolled. Troopers say speed was a factor but it is unknown if alcohol was a factor. The deceased was identified as a 31-year old man out of Tennessee.