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Man who died following Missoula police pursuit identified

Target Range Pursuit
Posted at 11:16 AM, Oct 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-28 11:07:24-04

MISSOULA — Authorities have released the name of the man who died following a weekend police pursuit in Missoula.

Missoula County Sheriff T.J. McDermott says 33-year-old man Jade Champagne of East Helena died following a pursuit that ended when the man’s car went into a pond near Target Range School.

"Our deepest condolences go out to his family and friends during this difficult time," Sheriff McDermott said in a statement.

The Montana Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) is continuing to investigate the incident.