A 53-year-old man is dead after a two vehicle crash near Lloydminster on Thursday. RCMP were called to the scene Thursday morning, after a semi truck and a half ton truck collided head on.

Police say it happened on Highway 17, north of Lloydminster.

They say the driver of the pickup truck was declared dead at the scene, while two people in the semi suffered minor injuries.

RCMP were on the scene much of the day investigating the accident.

While no name has been released, police say the man killed is from Lloydminster.