Missing Montana man killed in crash in Idaho, police say

<p><p>Associated Press</p></p><p><p>BOISE – Idaho State Police say that a driver killed in car crash, on Friday night in Boise County, has been identified as a missing Montana man.</p></p><p><p>The driver of the single-car rollover crash on State Highway 21 has been identified as Michael Edward Lopez of Missoula, KBOI-TV <a href=”https://idahonews.com/news/local/driver-killed-in-boise-county-crash-identified-as-missing-montana-man”>reported.</a></p></p><p><p>Police say Lopez, 71, was traveling south when his pickup left the edge of the roadway and rolled down a steep embankment. He died at the scene.</p></p><p><p>The Boise County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by a private helicopter crew to search the area after Lopez’s cell phone had pinged a nearby cell tower.</p></p><p><p>Lopez had been reported missing on Nov. 10 after he left Missoula to head to Caldwell, Idaho.</p></p><p><p>The incident remains under investigation by the Idaho State Police.</p></p>