On January 21, 2022 at approximately 9:30 PM, Missoula Police Department Officers were dispatched with Fire and medical personnel to the area of Russell and S 2nd St W for a report of an injury crash involving a vehicle and a pedestrian. MPD Detective Lieutenant Eddie McLean explains.

"The pedestrian was male, who was 60 years of age, and transported to the hospital for treatment," McLean said. "Detectives and a crash investigator responded to the scene. The involved driver was identified on scene and it was determined he was travelling alone and was not injured in the crash. The pedestrian passed away in the hospital approximately a week later."

According to McLean, the crash is now a fatal crash and has been reported as such to the state. The investigation is active and ongoing. KGVO will provide more information about this incident when it becomes available.

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