The Montana Highway Patrol reports a crash resulted in one fatality and a minor being injured on Tuesday afternoon in Lake County.
According to a press release the Mazda CX-7 was driving northbound on Timberland road when for a unknown reason the vehicle went of on the left side of the road and struck a tree head on. The 37 year old driver was declared dead on the scene.
While the 4 year old passenger was transported to Logan Health in Kalispell. Both parties were wearing their seat belts and the child was in a booster seat. Speed is a suspected factor in the crash, the road was bare and dry.