Posted: Apr 2, 2013 7:50 AM by MTN News - Missoula
MISSOULA - An 18-year-old Missoula man who was seriously injured when he was hit by a car in front of the Missoula County Detention Center on Monday afternoon has passed away.
Missoula County Sheriff's Office spokesman Jason Johnson says that Chance Geery,18, of Milltown died after being struck by a vehicle on Mullan Road at about 4:30 p.m.
Johnson added in a news release that the cause of death is pending, but it appears that Geery suffered blunt force trauma to the upper body.
Missoula Police do not believe the driver was impaired and add that speed does not appear to have been a factor.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Missoula Police Department or Crimestoppers at (406) 721.4444.