Whitefish Man Dies When Car Strikes Tree

By Beacon Staff

HELENA — A 54-year-old Whitefish man died after his pickup truck hit a tree east of Whitefish.

The Montana Highway Patrol says the man was speeding and failed to negotiate a right-hand turn at about 9:30 p.m. Saturday when he struck the tree. He died at the scene.

The man’s name hasn’t been released.

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