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Man dies in rollover crash on Highway 2 near Dodson

The crash was reported at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday
Posted at 2:15 PM, Aug 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-20 16:15:45-04

A man is dead after a rollover crash on Highway 2 in Phillips County.

The crash was reported Tuesday around 6:30 a.m. for mile marker 451 east of Dodson.

The driver of a Dodge Ram truck was negotiating a lefthand turn when he possibly fell asleep and drifted to the right, according to the Montana Highway Patrol. He tried to correct, but rolled several times and was ejected. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The man was believed to be in his late teens or early 20s. His name has not yet been released.

Speed and drowsy driving may be factors in the crash.

We will update you with any new information.