KALISPELL — A 45-year-old Kalispell man died in a Monday afternoon accident in Creston.
The Montana Highway Patrol reports the victim was strapping down his load when another vehicle – which has part of its load –- backed down the road and struck the victim’s vehicle.
The accident happened near the interaction of Dyer Road and Montana Highway 35 at 12:45 p.m. on Monday. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the vehicle that struck the victim – a 56-year-old man from Columbia Falls – was not hurt, according to MHP.