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Helena man killed in Eastern Montana crash

Posted at 3:57 PM, May 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-05 14:58:22-04

JORDAN – A Helena man was killed in a crash Monday evening near Jordan.

Colby Hurt, 28, was taken to a Garfield County hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Sheriff Clay Lammers said it appeared Hurt fell asleep at the wheel while driving at a high rate of speed. Montana Highway Patrol said Hurt, driving a Pontiac Vibe, when the car slid off the road and rolled into a ditch.

Lammers said Hurt was not wearing a seatbelt.

There were no signs of drug or alcohol use and no one else was in the vehicle.

Reporting by Victoria Hill and Samantha Harrelson for MTN News