Lac du Bonnet RCMP is investigating a serious collision that claimed the life of an elderly man.

The crash happened early Monday morning, around 6:20 a.m., at the intersection of Provincial Road 313 and Channel Drive, around 15 kilometres east of Lac du Bonnet.  

Police say a pickup truck, being driven by a 32-year-old man from Winnipeg, was travelling eastbound on Provincial Road 313 when it slammed into the rear of a minivan, being driven by an 82-year-old man from the RM of Lac du Bonnet, which was in the process of turning onto Channel Drive. 

The driver of the minivan was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the pickup truck was transported to hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. 

Lac du Bonnet RCMP, together with a Forensic Collision Reconstructionist, continue to investigate.