It was shortly after 1pm that authorities responded to reports of a train colliding with a vehicle near Mile Marker 2 near Stockett Road just outside of Great Falls.
Cascade County Sheriff and Coroner Bob Edwards has confirmed that one person is dead, and that it is presumed to be the driver of what was a pickup truck. The vehicle was traveling toward Great Falls when it was struck. There is no report of any other injuries at this time.
Montana Highway Patrol is currently investigating the accident portion. The Cascade County Sheriff's Office will investigate all aspects of the fatality, and BNSF will conduct their own internal investigation.
We will have more information as soon as it develops.