KALISPELL – Authorities have released the name of the Kalispell man who died earlier this week in a head-on crash near Bigfork.
Flathead County Sheriff Brian Heino says that Brandon Heath Nelson, 38, died in the head-on accident that happened at around 7 p.m. on Monday on Montana Highway 83.
Nelson was the only person in the vehicle when it crossed the centerline traveling eastbound when it collided head-on with a westbound BNSF utility truck, according to Sheriff Heino.
Nelson was pronounced dead at the scene. The Montana Highway Patrol is continuing to investigate the accident.