Two Missoula men in their 20′s were allegedly involved in an attempted break-in at a Frenchtown fireworks stand were late involved in a fatal one-vehicle rollover crash on I-90 just west of Missoula. Sergeant Tony Rio with the Missoula County Sheriff’s Department says the passenger in the suspect’s pickup truck was killed, while the driver was thrown from the vehicle.

Rio says the driver was transported to the emergency room at St. Patrick Hospital. His condition is unknown. the victim was trapped inside the truck and was pronounced dead at the scene. Rio says speed and alcohol were definitely factors in the fatal accident.

Sergeant Tony Rio