BILLINGS - Two men were killed in separate one-vehicle crashes in south-central Montana Monday morning, the Montana Highway Patrol said.
A 39-year-old Belfry man died shortly after 1 a.m. when his pickup drifted off Secondary 308 near Red Lodge. He overcorrected, causing the vehicle to roll at least 3 1/2 times. The man, whose name was not released, was ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene.
At about 5 a.m., a sport utility vehicle traveling at 97 mph on Interstate 90 struck a deer near Columbus. The vehicle went across both lanes of the interstate, into a right-of-way fence and began to flip end-over-end for approximately 1,000 feet. Both the driver and passenger were ejected.
Joseph Duhee An, 20, of Redmond, Wash., was killed. The passenger - Randall Joseph Wise, 19, of Littleton, Colo., - was listed in critical condition at a Billings hospital.
The patrol found the wreck after receiving a call about a hitchhiker.
The deaths raise this year's highway fatality toll to 74, compared with 68 on May 26, 2002.
Officials have also released the name of a Shelby woman who died Friday night in a crash at Emerson Junction outside Great Falls.
Christina Semenza, 19, of Shelby had exited Interstate 15 when she pulled into the path of a pickup truck.
Four people died on Montana's roadways during the Memorial Day weekend, including a 43-year-old man who died in a motorcycle crash south of Laurel Sunday night. His name was still being withheld.