A 69-year-old man died near Neepawa Friday morning, after his car spun out of control as it was travelling eastbound on Highway 16, and hit a west-bound pick-up truck carrying two people.

The crash happened about 20 km east of Neepawa around 11 a.m. and closed the highway for about three hours. police said.

Spruce Plains RCMP said Richard Gutowski died at the scene.

The two people in the pick-up were treated for their injuries.

Police said warmer temperatures can make the roads very slippery and are warning motorists to drive to conditions.