A Spruce Grove, Alta., man died Monday morning after the flatbed tow truck he was driving crossed the centre line and struck an embankment.

The collision happened around 11:15 a.m. on Highway 21, just south of Township Road 512, in Strathcona County.

The truck rolled after the hitting the embankment. The man, 21, was not wearing a seatbelt. He was ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene.

He was the only person in the vehicle.

Police say alcohol was not a contributing factor. Highway 21 was closed until about 2 p.m.