Ice Road Trucker, “The Montana Legend” killed in plane crash

Originally Published by KPAX

By Dennis Bragg

MISSOULA –

Family, friends and fans are mourning the loss of reality TV star Darrell Ward Monday morning after the “Ice Road Trucker” was killed in a plane crash.

The Deer Lodge trucker was returning to Western Montana after a weekend promotional appearance at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas when the small plane he was flying in crashed, taking his life and also killing his co-pilot.

The 52-year old’s death was confirmed in a statement posted on his Facebook page late Sunday evening.

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