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Sheridan man identified as victim in fatal crash near Alder

Posted at 3:52 PM, May 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-01 17:52:20-04

UPDATE: The Montana Highway Patrol has identified the 21-year-old man killed in the early Saturday morning crash near Alder as Jacob Steven Nate of Sheridan.

The crash remains under investigation.


(first report) MADISON COUNTY – A 21-year-old Sheridan man is dead after a fatal crash near Alder on Saturday morning.

Montana Highway Patrol responded to the call around 2:41 a.m. on Saturday for reports of a single-vehicle crash near mile marker 25 on Highway 287 between Laurin and Alder.

The man was flown via Life Flight to Providence St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, where he passed away Sunday afternoon. His name has not been released at this time.

Madison County Sheriff Roger Thompson said alcohol may be a factor in the incident, and that the victim did not appear to be wearing a seatbelt. There were no other occupants in the vehicle.

The incident is under investigation by Montana Highway Patrol. We will update you as we receive more information.