UPDATE – Victims Identified In early Morning Crash on I-90 – One Was A Three Year-Old Child
UPDATE - 5:00 P.M. Thursday, September 8
The Missoula County Coroner has released the names of Thursday morning's fatal rollover crash near Clinton. Brandon Scott Zuleger (age 26) and his daughter Payton (age 3) died at the scene. Both resided here in Missoula. A third occupant, a 21 year old female who is not a relative, was transported to a local hospital where she is stable and being treated for multiple injuries.
A one vehicle rollover on I-90 early this morning, September 8, has killed two people and injured another. Montana Highway Patrol trooper Drew Novak said the incident occurred in the westbound lanes of I-90 near Clinton just after 4:00 a.m.
Novak said the vehicle overturned and rolled several times ejecting two passengers; one male and one female, one was an adult male and the other a juvenile female. Both were pronounced dead at the scene. The driver was transported to St. Patrick Hospital with undetermined injuries.
Novak said the vehicle was from the Missoula area. He said the matter of whether alcohol and or speed were factors in the crash is still under investigation.
The Montana Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash which closed the westbound lanes of I-90 for several hours.