Montana man dies in Dunn County crash

July 12, 2019 GMT

MANNING, N.D. (AP) — A man from Montana has died in a highway crash in western North Dakota.

The Highway Patrol says the 40-year-old driver of a pickup truck was killed on Highway 22 near Manning Thursday about 5 p.m. when his vehicle was hit from behind by an SUV.

Authorities say the pickup was parked in a northbound lane and providing traffic control for a hazardous materials crew working along the highway. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. They SUV driver was taken to a hospital in Dickinson.