Wood Buffalo RCMP are releasing more details into this afternoons fatal collision on highway 63.
At approximately 12:15, RCMP responded to a complaint of a crash, 30 minutes south of Fort McMurray near the Hangingstone Campgroup.
Police investigation determined that the driver of a passenger vehicle attempted to overtake and pass several vehicles when it lost control and struck a pickup truck travelling northbound.
The 65 year old male driver of the passenger car was pronounced dead on scene, while the driver of the pick up truck was treated and released.
Speed and slippery road conditions were determined as contributing factors.