KGVO News has learned that a small plane has crashed near the top of Lost Trail Pass after encountering bad weather conditions. Ravalli County Sheriff Chris Hoffman says the crash occurred sometime after 5pm on Friday. Hoffman says the pilot was the only occupant in the aircraft, and he was able to walk away from the wreckage.

Ravalli County Sheriff’s deputies and members of the Sula Fire Department are on the scene. Hoffman says the plane went down just off Highway 93 into the side of a mountain, and that no one else was injured in the crash. Hoffman says details of the crash are sketchy at this time. Listen to Sheriff Hoffman’s comments by clicking below.