This is one sad twist of fate.
Darrell Ward, one of the stars of History Channel's hit show Ice Road Truckers, has died after a plane crash Sunday afternoon in Montana.
Oddly, the 52-year-old was on his way to begin filming a documentary about the recovery of plane wreckage.
Missoula County (MT) authorities report that a Cessna 182 trying to land at a local airport crashed ahead of the runway. Both Ward, who was later identified as the pilot, and his co-pilot were killed in the crash.
Officials with the National Transportation Safety Board arrived today from Seattle to investigate the crash, which took place