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Whitefish man killed in two-vehicle wreck

by DERRICK PERKINS
Hagadone News Network | December 21, 2022 1:00 AM

A two-vehicle crash along U.S. 93 south of Whitefish on Dec. 14 left one passenger dead, officials said.

The collision occurred about 2:26 p.m. at mile marker 123 after the driver of a Toyota Tundra attempted to turn left into a business located a little north of Hodgson Road. A Dodge pickup headed northbound struck the passenger side of the Tundra, officials with the Flathead County Sheriff’s Office.

First responders pronounced the Tundra’s passenger, Thomas Vincent Faletti, 73, of Whitefish, dead at the scene. Authorities transported the two drivers to Logan Health Medical Center by ambulance. Officials said their conditions remain unknown.

Montana Highway Patrol is investigating the fatal wreck.

Whitefish Fire Department and Three Rivers EMS also responded to the crash, authorities said.