A 50-year-old Pictou County man is dead following a two-car crash Saturday evening.

Pictou County District RCMP were called to the West Branch Road, also known as the River John Station Road, in River John around 6:20 p.m.

The male driver and lone occupant of one vehicle was transported to the Aberdeen Hospital in New Glasgow, where he was pronounced dead.

The second vehicle contained three adults and a child. An adult female passenger suffered serious injuries but is expected to survive.

An RCMP collision analyst was called to the scene and the investigation continues.