NEWS
12/03/2016 16:25 EST | Updated 12/04/2017 00:12 EST

Manitoba man dead after 2 semi-trailers collide in Alberta

A Manitoba man is dead after two semi-trailers collided in Alberta on Friday.

Around 9 a.m. the semi-trailers crashed at the intersection of Highway 1 and Highway 36, about 175 kilometres southeast of Calgary, RCMP said.

There was a dense fog and near-zero visibility at the time of the crash, RCMP added.

The man from Manitoba died at the scene. The driver of the other semi-trailer, who was from Alberta, was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.