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Glacier National Park shuttle service will not operate on July 25

Glacier National Park
Posted at 7:29 PM, Jul 24, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-24 21:31:49-04

GLACIER — Glacier National Park officials announced on Sunday that shuttle services will not operate on Monday, July 25, 2022, due to the unexpected passing of one of the shuttle drivers.

The employment agency for park shuttle drivers, LC Staffing, made the following statement: “On Sunday morning, one of our most faithful shuttle drivers unexpectedly passed. We are all grieving this great loss and express our sincere condolences to the friends, family, and community he served. He worked seasonally for LC Staffing since 2018, also working as a school bus driver since 2008, and he served in the military. Our driver was well liked, committed to his profession, and we are truly honored to have worked with him.”

The news release did not identify the man.

In order to allow for a day of memoriam, the shuttle system will not operate on Monday, July 25. Shuttle service will resume on Tuesday, July 26.

Visitors expecting to be picked up by a shuttle after hiking out of trails such as Highline Trail will not have access to shuttle pick up on July 25.

In the news release, Glacier National Park extended their condolences to the shuttle drivers and employees of LC Staffing and the driver's family.