MISSOULA, MT – According to NBC Montana, one person was killed and another person was injured in a crash that took place near Babb on Tuesday.
Authorities say the accident took place on U.S. Highway 89 on Tuesday morning when a 34-year-old driver of a Ford Explorer was traveling north on the highway. The driver lost control of the vehicle while navigating a left curve, causing the Ford to swerve off the road before rolling over.
The driver sustained minor injuries in the accident and was taken to the Blackfeet Indian Health Service for treatment. A 36-year-old passenger of the car was killed in the impact and declared dead at the scene.
Police say that both people were not wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash. They currently suspect that alcohol and speed played a role in the cause of this incident.
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