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Man killed when train hits vehicle west of Bozeman

Posted at 11:16 AM, Jan 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-24 14:11:13-05


BOZEMAN – The Montana Highway Patrol said that a man is dead after his vehicle collided with a train Thursday morning.

The crash happened at approximately 7:30 a.m. at the Heeb Road crossing between Manhattan and Belgrade off Frontage Road.

The man was reportedly not wearing his seatbelt and it’s unknown at this time if he was able to stop at the crossing.

The incident remains under investigation at this time, video footage from the train at the time of the crash will be analyzed. It is unknown if drugs or alcohol were contributing factors to the crash.

By Chet Layman – MTN News