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Driver dead after head-on collision near Yellow Grass, Sask.

Saskatchewan RCMP from the Milestone Detachment responded to a head-on collision on Highway 39 that resulted in a death of a driver.
Saskatchewan RCMP from the Milestone Detachment responded to a head-on collision on Highway 39 that resulted in a death of a driver. File Photo / Global News

A 46-year-old man is dead after a collision on Highway 39, two kilometres northwest of Yellow Grass, Sask., officials confirmed.

Police, fire and EMS attended to the crash on Monday at around 8:30 a.m.

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A northwest bound pickup truck collided head-on with a southeast bound International refrigerated truck, RCMP said.

The two men who were travelling in the refrigerated truck were not injured.

The 46-year-old man driving the pickup truck was transported by STARS Ambulance to a Regina hospital.

Police say he succumbed to his injuries hours after the collision. His name has not been released.

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The highway was closed for several hours to determine the cause of the crash.

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Police said alcohol is not considered a factor in the fatal crash and the cause remains under investigation.