One person is dead following a Friday afternoon multiple vehicle crash on Highway 93.The accident forced the closure of the highway between Arlee and Ravalli for just over two hours as the rush of Memorial Day traffic began.

According to the Montana Highway Patrol, three vehicles were involved in the accident.  In addition to the fatality, one person was taken to St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula with minor injuries.

The MHP is looking into the cause of the accident.

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