Man dies in Monday morning accident near St. Regis

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Posted at 11:06 AM, Apr 12, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-12 13:06:42-04

One person died after his vehicle collided with a logging truck on Monday morning in Mineral County.

The accident happened at approximately 6 a.m. on Montana Highway 135 near the intersection with Old Mill Loop east of St. Regis, according to the Montana Highway Patrol.

MHP reports a 74-year-old man from Hot Springs died in the accident.

The victim was traveling on Highway 135 when his pickup truck collided with a logging truck that was pulling out onto the road.

The man was taken to Mineral Community Hospital where he passed away.

The logging truck diver — a 42-year-old from Sandpoint, Idaho — was not injured in the crash.

The MHP is continuing to investigate the fatal accident.