Man dead after car crash with semi near Hythe

A 26-year-old Valleyview man is dead following a car crash on Highway 43 west of Hythe earlier this morning.

Beaverlodge RCMP say the accident happened around 1:15 a.m. when the car the man was driving eastbound crossed the centre line and collided with a westbound semi truck.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

His name is not being released at this time, RCMP say.