Canmore RCMP responded to a serious motor vehicle collision between an SUV and a pickup truck on Palliser Trail at Exit 86 in Canmore earlier this afternoon.

According to the preliminary investigation, the SUV was travelling westbound while the pickup truck was eastbound when the collision took place.

The collision resulted in the death of the SUV driver, a 67-year-old man from Canmore, while the pickup truck driver, a 39-year-old man also from Canmore, sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

The RCMP Collision Analyst is currently on the scene, and the RCMP is requesting motorists to avoid the area. 

Further updates will be provided once the scene is cleared.