Authorities say a 78-year-old Huntley man died when the pickup truck he was driving collided with a train.

The Montana Highway Patrol says the man was driving near Hysham Friday morning when he was distracted by another vehicle.

The Billings Gazette reports the driver froze and stopped his truck on the tracks when he saw the train approaching.

The train was unable to stop.

The highway patrol says the crash is under investigation.