A 19-year-old man died in a crash Sunday morning when a car and a pickup truck collided in Middle Stewiacke, N.S.

RCMP say they were called to the scene at 9:26 a.m.

The driver of the car was from Middle Stewiacke and died at the scene. The driver of the pickup truck was taken to hospital with injuries that aren’t life-threatening.

Police diverted traffic away from Highway 289 between Brenton Crossing Road and South Branch Road for several hours, but the stretch of highway has reopened.

The cause of the crash is still being investigated and a traffic analyst has been called in to help.