Man dies after train collides with vehicle near Belgrade

Posted at 1:11 PM, Jan 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-24 15:11:15-05

The Montana Highway Patrol confirmed a man died after his vehicle collided with a train Thursday morning near Belgrade.

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

The man was reportedly not wearing his seat belt.

The incident remains under investigation. Video footage from the train at the time of the crash will be analyzed.

The man’s name has not yet been released.

It is unknown at this time whether drugs or alcohol were contributing factors to the collision.

We will update you with any new information.