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Authorities ID Columbia Falls Man Killed in Crash

By Beacon Staff

The Flathead County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man killed in an early-morning crash as Christian Earl Evenson, 21, of Columbia Falls.

The single-vehicle crash occurred on the 100 block of Helman Lane in Columbia Falls shortly after midnight on March 28.

Evenson was the only person in the vehicle, and was not wearing a seat belt, according to the FCSO. He was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators believe alcohol may have been a factor in the crash.

The crash is under investigation by the Montana Highway Patrol.

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