The smaller truck was severely damaged at the scene of the crash on Highway 6 south of Regina. ((CBC))

A man is dead following a crash between a semi-trailer and a smaller truck near Regina on Friday morning.

The head-on collision on Highway 6 happened around 3:30 a.m. CST about seven kilometers south of the city, the RCMP said.

The driver of the smaller truck was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the semi was taken to hospital with undisclosed injuries.

Police haven't said what caused the accident, but said roads were icy at the time.

Names, ages and home communities of the victims were not immediately available.

RCMP were not recommending travel on Highway 6 south of the city as of mid-morning, and were diverting traffic around the accident scene.

Overnight, there were several less serious accidents and vehicles ending up in the ditch on the Trans-Canada Highway east of the Regina, the RCMP said.