A two-vehicle crash, west of Cochrane this afternoon has claimed the life of a man. 

The RCMP responded to the collision on Highway 1A, approximately 26 km, west of Cochrane at 3:33 p.m.

Mounties say, a car and a cube van collided head-on near Morley.

The man driving the car was ejected from the vehicle and was declared deceased on scene.

The male driver of the cube van was taken to hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

Cochrane RCMP along with the RCMP Collision Analyst remain on the scene of the collision and are expected to be there late into this evening. 

Traffic is being diverted and drivers are being asked to avoid the area.