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Libby man dies in wreck on U.S. 2

by Daily Inter Lake
| February 16, 2021 7:00 AM

A 57-year-old Libby man has died after driving off U.S. 2 and crashing early Thursday morning.

According to Montana Highway Patrol, the man was driving a Ford Aerostar west on U.S. 2 at mile marker 44.7 near Libby when he drove off the north shoulder for unknown reasons.

He drove 190 feet in a borrow pit before striking a tree.

The man was wearing a seatbelt.

Road conditions were described as icy.

Alcohol, drugs or speed were not suspected factors in the crash.

The man is the 23rd fatality on Montana roads in 2021.