Montana man killed in accident near Manning

North Dakota Highway Patrol

 

A 40-year-old man from Kalispell, Montana was parked on the side of the road providing traffic control for a hazmat cleanup crew when he was killed Thursday two miles south of Manning on Highway 22.

According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol, a 29-year-old Washington man was going north on Highway 22 when he crashed into the rear end of the parked car, pushing it into a nearby ditch.

The driver of the 2016 GMC Sierra was parked in the northbound right lane of a

passing zone when his vehicle was struck at approximately 4:52 p.m.

The Montana man was declared dead at the scene, while the Chehalis man was driving a 2001 Lincoln Navigator. He was transported to CHI St. Alexius in Dickinson for injuries from the crash.

The accident is still under investigation by the North Dakota Highway Patrol.

The names of the people involved in the accident will be released after the notification of the next of kin.


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