At approximately 4:50 pm, on August 20, 2019, Stonewall RCMP received a report of a two-vehicle collision on Highway 6 near Road 79 N, located approximately five kilometres southeast of Woodlands in the RM of Woodlands.
The investigation has determined that a SUV, being driven by an 81-year-old male from Eriksdale, was heading north on Highway 6 when it attempted to overtake another vehicle. The SUV pulled into the oncoming lane of traffic and collided with a southbound pickup truck, being driven by a 52-year-old male from Norway house.
The 81-year-old driver, who was wearing a seatbelt, was pronounced deceased on scene. The 52-year-old driver, who was also wearing his seatbelt, was transported to hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.
Stonewall RCMP, along with a Forensic Collision Reconstructionist, continue to investigate.