'Ice Road Truckers' Star Darrell Ward Dies in Plane Crash

'Ice Road Truckers' Star Darrell Ward Dies in Plane Crash
Darrell Ward, star of the hit reality show Ice Road Truckers, has passed away. The 52-year-old died in a plane crash in Montana on Sunday (August 28).

According to Fox 411, Ward was flying to Missoula, Montana, where he planned to start work on a new series about plane wrecks. His own pilot tried to land on a small airstrip when something went wrong.

Eye witnesses reported that the plane hit multiple trees before crashing into the shoulder of the I-90 highway.

Both Ward and his pilot were killed in the crash.

Read a statement from Ward's official Facebook page below.