09/09/2012 04:35 EDT | Updated 11/09/2012 05:12 EST

Kamloops truck driver killed in Alberta highway crash

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - A Kamloops man is dead, following a single-vehicle accident in Alberta this weekend.

RCMP were called to a fatal collision around 10:40 am Saturday just south of Peers, Alta.

The 54-year-old truck driver was declared deceased by medical personnel at the scene.

Police say it appears the truck loaded with lumber hit the ditch on the side of Highway 32 and rolled.

The victim's name has not been released.