Scottsdale man Bryan Melling dies in crash in Whitefish, Montana

KALISPELL, MT - An Arizona man's car struck a signal light pole in Whitefish, causing blunt force injuries that killed him.

Flathead County Undersheriff Dave Leib says 27-year-old Bryan Melling of Scottsdale, Ariz., was northbound on U.S. 93 at 2:45 a.m. Sunday when his vehicle went off the road and hit the pole. The Daily Inter Lake reports Melling was not wearing a seat belt and was pinned in the car.

Leib says speed was a factor in the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.

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