LIBBY, Mont. (AP) — A brief law enforcement pursuit of a reported reckless driver near Libby ended in a fiery crash that killed a 31-year-old Missoula man.

Montana Highway Patrol Sgt. Neil Duram says several citizens reported a reckless driver on U.S. Highway 2 at about 5 p.m. Thursday.

Duram said he tried to pull the driver over but he sped off, swerving in and out of traffic.

Duram said Friday the pursuit lasted for just over a minute and covered less than 2 miles (3 kilometers) before the man's car swerved, struck a light pole in Libby and caught fire.

The crash is still being investigated. The man's name hasn't been released.

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