KILA, Mont. - Alcohol and drugs are suspected factors in a crash that killed a man on Haywire Gulch.

Montana Highway Patrol reports a Chevrolet C25 was driving too fast on Haywire Gulch to maintain control when the driver negotiated a right-hand curve. 

The Chevrolet went off the left shoulder and hit a tree before continuing off the road and colliding with other trees before rolling and coming to a rest on the driver’s side facing south.

According to MHP the driver, a 39-year-old man from Kalispell, was found unresponsive upon arrival.

The man was reported to not be wearing a seatbelt, and alcohol and drugs are suspected factors in the crash.

Road conditions at the time were reported to be bear and dry.

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