RCMP have released the name of the 21-year-old man killed in Friday's fiery collision near Lake Echo.

Skilar Burneau, of Halifax, died at the crash site east of Exit 18.

He was a passenger in a car that collided head-on with another vehicle at about 8 p.m. One of the vehicles caught fire.

The female driver suffered minor injuries. The male driver in the second vehicle escaped serious injury.

RCMP say the investigation into the cause of the collision continues.