A man killed Friday in a head-on collision east of Norris in Madison County has been identified.

Randy Kevin Nielsen, 32, of Richmond, Utah, died in the crash according to Madison County Coroner Phil Fortner.

The crash was reported just after 5 p.m. Friday on Montana Highway 84 about 7 miles east of Norris.

A semi driven by Nielsen didn’t make a right turn and crossed over the center line, hitting a concrete barrier, according to Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Tyler Brant. The truck was tipped over onto the driver’s side. Simultaneously, an eastbound delivery truck with one passenger crashed into the windshield of the truck, killing Nielsen.

Be the first to know

* I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy.

Nielsen was wearing his seat belt at the time. He was pronounced dead on scene. The driver of the delivery truck sustained minor injuries, and the passenger was uninjured Brant said. Both were taken to Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital.