- Associated Press - Wednesday, July 20, 2016

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - A western Montana man has died a day after his pickup truck drifted off a roadway in Ravalli County and crashed.

The Missoulian reports (https://bit.ly/2aaIrJ7 ) that 23-year-old Brandon Flatmo, of Stevensville, died at a hospital Saturday after being taken off life support.

Ravalli County Highway Patrol Sergeant Scott Bennett says Flatmo had been driving a pickup truck early Friday when his vehicle left the road and crashed.

Emergency responders had found Flatmo on the ground a short distance from the truck. Bennett says authorities are unsure whether the victim had been ejected from the vehicle or had crawled away from the truck after the crash.

Flatmo was hospitalized with internal and head injuries.

His death marks the 93rd traffic fatality in Montana this year.

The crash remains under investigation.


Information from: Missoulian, https://www.missoulian.com

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