GREAT FALLS, Mont. -

A 43-year-old Washington state man has died in a motorcycle crash in central Montana.

The Montana Highway Patrol responded to the crash on Montana Highway 80 near Stanford at 7 p.m. Thursday, but officers have not determined when the crash happened.

The patrol says the man from Kennewick, Washington, was southbound when he failed to negotiate a left-hand curve. The motorcycle went into a slide and rolled, killing the rider. His name has not been released.