Man dies when train hits pickup truck in Big Horn County


BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A 70-year-old man died when his pickup truck was struck by an eastbound freight train in Big Horn County, the Montana Highway Patrol said.

The collision happened at 6:42 p.m. at a crossing southwest of Hardin. No one else was injured.

The man’s name has not been released.

He was not wearing a seatbelt, the patrol said.

Trooper Joshua French’s report said the gravel road was dry and that drugs, alcohol and speed were not suspected factors in the crash, The Billings Gazette reported.


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