According to reports, Lucas Keith Jonson, 23, was intoxicated when he crashed his SUV near Belgrade, Montana at around 12:10 am Thursday. The crash resulted in the death of one of his passengers, identified as 22-year-old Morgan Lee Gaither.
Authorities say Gaither, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was thrown from the vehicle. At least two others were involved in the crash; however, the extent of their injuries was not immediately available.
The crash remains under investigation.
The following information was provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHSA):