A 54-year-old man was killed after the truck he was in collided with a semi-tractor trailer unit on Highway 3, east of Bellevue.

Police were called to the crash at about 5:00 p.m. Thursday after an eastbound pickup collided with a westbound semi.

The passenger in the pickup truck was pronounced dead at the scene and the drivers of both trucks were taken to hospital for minor injuries.

Police are not releasing the names of those involved and say the investigation is ongoing

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Crowsnest Pass RCMP.