A 51-year-old Manitoba woman is dead after the SUV she was driving collided with a semi-truck on Highway 10 on Wednesday.

RCMP said the woman was driving southbound on Highway 10 in the RM of Morton when she tried to pass a semi and collided with a different semi heading in the opposite direction.

Officers said the head-on crash happened just before 8 p.m.

The 51-year-old woman from the RM of East St. Paul was pronounced dead at the scene and was the only one inside the SUV.

The driver of the semi, a 61-year-old Deloraine resident, was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

RCMP continue to investigate the crash.