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Sheriff/Coroner Dan Springer Releases Names of Fatal Accident on Clarkston Road

At approximately 6:00 pm on Saturday April 27th, Gallatin County Sheriff's Deputies, Coroner's and Chaplain along with Montana Highway Patrol and the Clarkston Fire Department responded to a fatal motor vehicle accident near MM 11 on the Clarkston Road north of Logan.

A single vehicle traveling southbound left the roadway and struck a tree, killing both occupants on impact. The driver of the vehicle was identified as 27-year-old Isaac Alexander Smith of Bozeman, formerly from NM. The passenger was identified as 38-year-old Eamon Torgison of Belgrade, formerly from Polson, MT. Cause of death for both individuals was blunt force trauma of the chest and pelvis, manner of death was ruled an accident. The vehicle burned a short time after impact. Montana Highway Patrol is investigating the cause of the accident.

Sheriff Springer wishes to express our deepest condolences to the family and friends of both men during this time.

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