A 77-year-old man is dead after a semi-truck crashed into the grain truck he was driving in the RM of Portage la Prairie.

RCMP say the man was trying to cross the Trans-Canada Highway around noon yesterday at Angle Road.

The driver of the grain truck -- who was from Haywood -- was taken to hospital and pronounced dead.

The 21-year-old semi-truck driver from West St. Paul was taken to hospital for minor injuries and released.