- Associated Press - Thursday, May 26, 2016

SOMERS, Mont. (AP) - A 42-year-old Woods Bay man died when his pickup truck collided with a semi hauling wood chips in a tandem trailer just north of Flathead Lake.

The Montana Highway Patrol says the crash happened shortly before 7 a.m. Thursday at the Intersection of U.S. Highway 93 and School Addition Road in Somers.

Trooper David Mills says the southbound pickup failed to negotiate a turn and crossed into the path of the northbound semi

The driver of the pickup died at the scene. His name has not been released.

The driver of the wood chip truck was uninjured. Traffic was detoured around the crash site for nearly five hours.

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