Man in fatal crash near Clinton identified


MISSOULA, Mont. - Officials tell NBC Montana the name of a man who died in a fatal crash Monday evening.

Montana Highway Patrol says alcohol was a factor in the crash and the victim was not wearing a seat belt.

The 61-year-old Missoula man was Robert Lambert.

NBC Montana was told his pickup went off an embankment on a county road south of Clinton area.

Montana Highway Patrol says Lambert was traveling westbound on Schwartz Creek Road at about 7 p.m. Monday night when his pickup drove off the south shoulder of the road.

He was ejected from the vehicle and pinned underneath.