23-year-old Brandon man dies in head-on collision
Facebook image of fiery crash on Highway 10.
A 23-year-old Brandon man has died after a collision on Highway 10 just north of Brandon.
Around 8:45 p.m. Friday, RCMP say a southbound pick-up truck collided head-on with a northbound semi hauling dry fertilizer.
The pick-up truck driver was pronounced dead.
The semi driver was not injured.
A fire broke out after the collision but did not affect the fertilizer.
Emergency crews closed Highway 10 at the TransCanada because the hazardous nature of the load.
RCMP remained on scene into Saturday morning to investigate with the assistance of a traffic analyst, and will release more information once it notifies next of kin.