Man dies in two-vehicle crash near Kremlin

Posted at 9:44 AM, Nov 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-29 13:49:03-05

A 20-year-old man from Kremlin died on Saturday after causing a head-on collision with another driver on the highway between Kremlin and Havre.

The crash happened on U.S. Highway 2 at mile marker 368 at approximately 5:13 p.m., according to the Montana Highway Patrol.

The Kremlin man was driving a 2009 GMC Sierra in the westbound lane. He veered into the eastbound lane, causing a head-on collision with a 2017 Chevy Silverado being driven by a 33-year-old man from Havre, who was injured in the crash. MHP did not provide details on the extent of his injuries.

The man who suffered injuries was wearing his seatbelt; the man who died was not.

Road conditions were bare and dry. MHP reported alcohol and speed as suspected factors in the crash.

The name of the man who died has not yet been released. We will update you if we get more information.