Authorities Identify Kalispell Man Electrocuted After Crash

By Beacon Staff

Flathead County officials have released the name of a 31-year-old Kalispell man who was electrocuted after a car crash in which he knocked down a utility pole.

The sheriff’s office says Roger E. Baker helped two female passengers escape the burning vehicle after the crash at 1 a.m. Wednesday. Investigators believe Baker then grabbed an energized power line, causing his electrocution.

He died at the scene.

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