A passenger in an SUV was killed and four children in a school bus and their driver were slightly injured in a crash in Waywayseecappo First Nation.

Prairie Mountain RCMP said it happened around 8:30 Thursday evening as the bus was southbound on Shingoose Road and the SUV northbound. 

Police said the 40-year-old female driver of the SUV and a 41-year-old male rear seat passenger suffered minor injuries. 

But a 44-year-old man in the front seat of the SUV suffered serious injuries, and died in hospital. 

Police said neither passenger in the SUV was wearing a seatbelt. Alcohol is considered to be a factor in the collision. 

The identity of the man who died is not being released. 

Police are still investigating.