12/08/2012 03:40 EST | Updated 02/07/2013 05:12 EST

Head-on collision kills 86-year-old on B.C. highway

WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. - An 86-year-old man is dead after a head-on collision in B.C.'s Interior.

The RCMP say witnesses have indicated a southbound pickup truck lost control on Highway 97 south of Williams Lake and veered into the path of a northbound pickup truck.

The 28-year-old driver of the southbound truck that lost control was treated in hospital and released, while the 86-year-old victim was in the northbound truck.

Police say road conditions were dry with some icy patches at the time.

The name of the victim has not been released.