Posted: Sep 22, 2013 6:38 PM by MTN News
WHITEFISH - A 54-year-old Whitefish man has died after crashing his car into a tree just east of Whitefish.
The Montana Highway Patrol reports the wreck happened about 9:30 p.m. on East Edgewood Drive at the turn off for Aspen Drive.
Troopers say the man was heading east when he failed to negotiate a right hand curve in the road and hit a tree.
The man, who was not wearing a seat-belt, was pronounced dead on the scene.
MHP reports speed was a factor, but the crash remains under investigation.
The victim's name is not being released at this time.