1 dead in fatal crash near Rocky Mountain House, Alta.

The RCMP logo is seen outside 'E' division headquarters in Surrey, B.C., on Thursday, March 16, 2023. Darryl Dyck / CP

One person is dead after a serious crash near Rocky Mountain House on Tuesday evening.

According to an RCMP release, the crash happened on Highway 11 at the intersection of Range Road 61 just after 7 p.m.

A pickup truck and a semi-tractor-trailer were involved in the crash, officers said.

The 22-year-old driver of the pickup truck was pronounced dead at the scene and a 21-year-old female passenger sustained serious injuries, RCMP said. The driver of the semi-trailer was not seriously injured.

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An RCMP spokesperson told Global News two other people suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Police shut down the area for several hours to investigate the crash but the area has since re-opened.

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