The driver of a motorcycle died after a crash with a gravel truck just north of Winnipeg on Tuesday.

Highway crash

The tangled wreckage of a motorcycle lies on the highway behind a semi, north of Winnipeg at the turnoff to Stonewall. (John Einarson/CBC)

Emergency vehicles, including an air ambulance, rushed to the scene at about 6:30 a.m.

The crash happened at the intersection of Highway 7 and Highway 67, near the town of Stonewall.

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the truck was not injured, police said.

The southbound lanes of Highway 7 remain closed to traffic, which is being rerouted along a service road.