GREAT FALLS - Officials have released the name of a 50-year-old Helena man who died when his motorcycle struck a pickup truck head-on on U.S. Highway 89 in Pondera County.
Mark Alan Johnson was southbound on his motorcycle when he failed to negotiate a right hand curve in the road as he crested a hill near Dupuyer, west of Conrad.
The Montana Highway Patrol says the bike crossed the center lane and hit the oncoming pickup at about 6 p.m. Sunday. He died at the scene.
The driver of the truck was treated for minor injuries.